Tropical Cream Pie
- 1 1/2 cups shredded coconut, divided
- 2 (20 oz) cans crushed pineapple in juice, well-drained, reserving juice
- 1 cup reserved pineapple juice
- 2/3 cup Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
- 4 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 3/4 cups mini marshmallows
- 1 container (8 oz) whipped topping
- 1 store-bought shortbread pie crust
- Toast 1/2 cup shredded coconut in a skillet over medium heat until brown, about 3-4 minutes. Set aside.
- In a medium saucepan, add reserved juice, sugar, and cornstarch. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly, about 10 minutes.
- Add marshmallows and stir until melted. Remove from heat. Pour into a medium bowl, cover, and chill for 30 minutes or until cool.
- When completely cooled, stir in crushed pineapple and 1 cup coconut.
- Pour into pie crust. Chill until set. When ready to serve, top with whipped cream and toasted coconut.
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This recipe was shared with us by Sweetalk member Linda Durant. Pineapple Pie won Second Place in the Favorite Pie category at the 2019 Louisiana State Fair!