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Pineapple Meringue Pie

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Pineapple Meringue Pie
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 0 min
  • Servings 10
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Enjoy this pineapple mixture filled meringue pie topped with coconut – a wonderful baked dessert.

Ingredients

2
cups pecan shortbread cookie crumbs (about 18 cookies)
1 1/3
cups flaked coconut
1/4
cup butter, melted
2
cups milk
1/4
cup cornstarch
3
eggs, separated
1 1/4
cups sugar
1
can (20 oz) crushed pineapple, drained
1
tablespoon butter
1
teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie plate with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix cookie crumbs, 1 cup of the coconut and the melted butter; firmly press in bottom, up side and onto rim of pie plate. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F.
  • 2 In heavy saucepan, stir milk and cornstarch with whisk until cornstarch is dissolved. Stir in 3 egg yolks and 3/4 cup of the sugar. Cook over medium-low heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture begins to bubble and is thick enough to hold soft peaks. Remove from heat; stir in pineapple, 1 tablespoon butter and the vanilla. Spoon into crust.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed until foamy. Add remaining 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over hot filling, sealing edges. Sprinkle remaining 1/3 cup coconut over meringue. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours before serving.
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
413
Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
0%
(
Saturated Fat
10g
0%
)
Sodium
218mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
0%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
)
Protein
6g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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