Coconut Meringue Pie


Coconut Meringue Pie

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    Coconut-lovers will rejoice with this chilled coconut meringue pie. Note to self: never turn down coconut . . . or pie.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 8
    1 (9-inch) Hy-Vee frozen deep dish pie crust
    3 Hy-Vee large eggs
    1 ½ c. plus 2 tbsp. Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee flour
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    1 c. Hy-Vee unsweetened flake coconut
    2 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter
    1 tsp. plus 1/8 tsp. Hy-Vee vanilla extract, divided

    Things To Grab

    • Heavy saucepan
    • Large mixing bowl
    • Electric mixer
    • Wire cooling rack


    1. Bake pie crust according to package directions. Set oven to 375 degrees. Separate eggs.

    2. For filling, combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, flour and salt in heavy saucepan. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat.

    3. Lightly beat egg yolks with fork. Gradually stir about 1 cup of the hot filling into the yolks. Pour egg yolk mixture into hot filling. Return to heat and cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in coconut, butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Keep filling warm.

    4. For meringue, combine egg whites and 1/8 teaspoon vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer on medium until soft peaks form. With mixer running, gradually add 2 tablespoons sugar and continue beating until stiff glossy peaks.

    5. Pour warm filling into baked pie shell. Spread meringue over warm filling; seal meringue to edge of crust. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire rack for 1 hour. Refrigerate 3 to 6 hours before serving.

    Nutrition facts


    450 Calories per serving
    1 slice

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 19g
    • Cholesterol: 80mg
    • Sodium: 230mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 64g
    • Protein: 8g

    Daily Values

    Iron 6%
    Calcium 8%
    Vitamin D 6%
    Potassium 4%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee unsweetened coconut flakes package