Coconut eggnog pie recipe (from 1987)
Bakers & Bacardi present the Coconut Eggnog Pie
Eggnog-coconut cream pie recipe (from 1973)
Published in the Oakland Tribune (Oakland, California) January 3, 1973
No matter the season, canned eggnog is a ready-to-serve beverage and recipe ingredient. In the unopened can, eggnog can be stored on pantry or kitchen shelves ever ready for use as a beverage for family or impromptu guests.
In this coconut-topped pie, canned eggnog is the basic ingredient which makes a dessert par excellence.
1-1/4 cups (about 18-20 crackers) finely crushed graham cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup softened butter or margarine
In medium bowl, mix crumbs with sugar. Blend in butter or margarine with fork or pastry blender until mixture is crumbly, Press firmly and ~ evenly onto bottom and sides of nine-inch pie plate. Bake in moderate (375-degree) oven eight minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly. Refrigerate while preparing filling. (If desired, an unbaked crumb crust may be used. Prepare crust as directed; do not bake.
1 quart canned eggnog
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/3 cups flaked coconut
In medium saucepan over medium heat, blend eggnog and cornstarch. Cook; stir constantly 8 to 10 minutes until Smooth and thickened, Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cool to room temperature; stir frequently.
Toast one-half cup coconut in moderate (375 F) oven eight minutes, or until golden brown. Cool. Fold remaining coconut into cooled eggnog mixture. Spoon into prepared crust. Sprinkle toasted coconut atop pie. Cool thoroughly. Chill for one to one and one-half hours.
Coconut eggnog pie recipe (from 1953)
Published in The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pennsylvania) December 16, 1953
1 package vanilla pudding & pie filling mix (NOT instant)
4 oz. pkg. shredded coconut
2 cups bottled eggnog
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup shortening
2-1/2 tablespoons cold water
1 tablespoon soft butter
1 4-ounce package shredded coconut
Combine pie filling and eggnog in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Cool only about five minutes, stirring once or twice. Pour into baked coconut pie shell. Chill until firm. Garnish with whipped cream and halved cherries.
To make the crust, sift flour and salt together. Cut in shortening. Mix in water with fork. Roll out as thin as possible. Line 8″ pie pan. Prick crust. Spread crust with 1 tablespoon butter. Pat on bottom and sides of crust shredded coconut. Bake in 375 F oven 10 or 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.