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Cut the Calories Coconut Cream Pie

By Paula Deen
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 box gluten-free graham crackers
  • 5 tablespoons melted organic butter
  • 2 cups organic fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 tablespoons sugar substitute
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 beaten organic eggs
  • 2 cups plus 1/2 cup shredded organic coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup organic heavy whipping cream

Directions

For the crust: Crush or grind the graham crackers. Add the melted butter to the crackers. Once mixed, press the mixture into a 9-inch pie pan with back of a spoon. Make sure the crust is

For the filling: Bring the milk, flour,2 tablespoons sugar substitute, salt and beaten eggs to a boil on low to medium heat, stirring occasionally. Once the mixture starts boiling, remove from the heat; the consistency should be thick. Add 2 cups coconut and the vanilla and blend together. Then pour in the chilled pie crust. Place the pie in the refrigerator, 10 to 20 minutes.

For the topping: Whip the cream until the consistency is thick. Add 1/2 cup coconut and 2 tablespoons sugar substitute. Put the mixture over the chilled filling and then sprinkle extra coconut on top! Chill for at least 2 hours.