Coconut Cream Meringue Pie

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  • Gradually stir in milk until smooth.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Gradually stir in 1 cup hot filling into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly.
  • Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; stir in chopped coconut, butter and vanilla until butter is melted.
  • For meringue, in a mixing bowl, beat the egg whites on medium speed until foamy.
  • Add cream of tartar, beat until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually beat in sugar, 1 T at a time, on high until stiff peaks form.
  • Pour hot filling into crust.
  • Spread with meringue, sealing edges to crust.
  • Sprinkle with flaked coconut.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour; chill for 1-2 hours before serving.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.
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