Surprise Coconut Cream Pie
Pies & Pastries
Butter or margarine
6 oz chocolate-graham
And sweetened (for garnish)
Maraschino cherries (for
In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil; stir in the grits.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat, and stir in the sugar and butter/margarine.
Gradually add to the bowl containing the beaten eggs, about 1/4th of the hot mixture; add the egg mixture to the remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly. Cook over low heat until the mixture thickens and reaches 160 degree F (about 8 minutes). Remove from heat, and stir in the flaked coconut and sour cream. Spoon mixture into the prepared pie crust; cover and chill. Garnish, if desired. Makes one 9-inch pie.
Recipe: Rachel Major of Prosperity, South Carolina