Coconut Cream Pie with Animal Cracker Crust

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2004

For our coconut cream pie, we wanted to get honest coconut flavor by using both coconut milk and shredded coconut.

SERVES8 to 10 (Makes one 9-inch pie)

TIME1¼ hours, plus 30 minutes cooling and 3 hours chilling

Coconut Cream Pie with Animal Cracker Crust

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

A great coconut cream pie recipe ought to highlight the uniquely sweet and subtle flavor of the coconut. We used not-too-sweet animal crackers to create a delicate crust that wouldn’t overshadow the coconut filling. For added coconut flavor...

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