Sunday, March 25, 2007

Pie Recipes #228 - Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

Old-Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie

3/4 Cup plus 2 Tablespoons sugar
3 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/8 Teaspoon salt
3 Egg yolks, beaten
1 1/2 Cups half-and-half
1 Cup milk
1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
1 1/2 Teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 Cup flaked coconut (reserving some to brown)
1 Teaspoon coconut extract
1 Baked 9-inch pie crust

3/4 Cup whipping cream
1/3 Cup sifted powdered sugar

Combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt in heavy saucepan; stir well.
Combine egg yolks, half-and-half, and milk and beat until blended.
Gradually stir into sugar mixture until smooth. Cook over medium
heat, stirring constantly. until mixture thickens and boils. Boil 1
minute, stirring constantly. Transfer to glass and stir in butter,
coconut, and coconut extract. Cover with plastic wrap and cool to
room temperature. Pour cooled custard in pie crust, cover, and chill
until firm.

Beat whipping cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. Spread
over chilled pie filling and cover with toasted coconut.

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Sunday, March 11, 2007

Pie Recipes #226 - No Bake Peanut Butter Pie - Great Summertime Dessert

No Bake Peanut Butter Pie
Submitted by Linda

4 ounces cream cheese
1 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
1 cup crunchy peanut butter (I use creamy peanut butter)
1/2 cup milk
8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 deep-dish chocolate flavored crust

In a large mixer bowl combine cream cheese and confectioners' sugar;mix well. Add peanut butter and mix. Slowly add milk and mix well.Fold in whipped topping. Pour into pie shell and cover. Freeze for atleast 30 minutes. Drizzle each serving with chocolate syrup.

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Pie Recipes #225 - Weight Watchers Fruit Crusted Strawberry Kiwi Banana Cream Pie

Fruit-Crusted Strawberry-Kiwi Banana Cream Pie
POINTS® Value 2
Servings 6

Submitted by Linda

1 oz fat-free sugar-free instant banana pudding and pie filling mix
2 cup fat-free evaporated milk
1 cups strawberries, thinly sliced
2 medium kiwifruit, peeled and sliced

Prepare pudding according to package directions but use fat-free
milk instead of regular skim milk.

Cover bottom of a 9-inch glass pie plate with a layer of sliced

Pour pudding on top of strawberries. Smooth pudding surface with a
wooden spoon and garnish with remaining strawberries and with kiwi slices.

Refrigerate pie for at least 2 hours. Slice into 6 pieces and serve.

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