Makes-Its-Own-Crust Coconut Pie Recipes

No need to worry about crust-making skills with this coconut pie, it makes its own.


| September/October 2010



Makes-Its-Own-Crust Coconut Pie

An impossible pie? Perhaps, but Makes-Its-Own Crust Coconut Pie is also delicious.

Lori Dunn

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GRIT Recipe Box: September/October 2010  

Wilda Harris, Paragould, Arkansas, would like a coconut pie recipe that makes its own crust. The ingredients are simply mixed and placed in the pan.

With names like Impossible Coconut Pie, Makes-Its-Own-Crust Coconut Pie and Amazing Coconut Pie, hundreds of recipes arrived for Wilda.

Ruth Lanterman, Great Bend, Kansas, sends a version that was originally published in our sister publication, Capper’s, at least 30 years ago. 

Makes-Its-Own-Crust Coconut Pie

4  eggs
1 3⁄4 cups sugar
1⁄2 cup flour
1⁄4 cup margarine, melted
2 cups milk
1 1⁄2 cups shredded coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla 

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 10-inch pie pan; set aside.





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