White Christmas Pie

White Christmas Pie


"This is a delicious, yet not-too-filling pie. It does remind you of a blanket of snow on Christmas morning."


3 h servings 324 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 324 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.9g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 324 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water; set aside to soften.
  2. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, flour, and salt in a saucepan. Gradually stir in milk. Cook over low heat, stirring until it boils. Boil for 1 minute, and remove from heat. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in softened gelatin. When partially set, beat with a rotary mixer until smooth. Blend in vanilla and 1 cup coconut.
  3. Whip the cream until stiff. Gently fold into coconut mixture.
  4. In a clean bowl, beat egg whites until frothy. Beat in cream of tartar and 1/2 cup sugar. Continue beating until egg whites form stiff peaks. Fold into coconut mixture. Pile filling into cooled pie shell. Sprinkle with additional coconut. Chill pie for at least 2 hours or overnight.
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  1. 13 Ratings


When I was a kid, my grandmother always made this pie and one that she called a pecan cream pie. The White Christmas pie was always my favorite. When she died, I looked, to no avail, for her rec...

I love this dessert! It's a family tradition at my home. We always have served the pie with thawed & sugared frozen strawberries on top - not cherries... It's much better that way!

This pie was pretty but not a lot of flavor. Will probably not make again. I understand if this is a family tradition as we have those also but this did not appeal to my taste.

A good friend who owned a restaurant used to make this often and would never give me the recipe. I've tried many others and this one tastes just like hers. Thanks for the great recipe. Everytime...

Make sure that you take the time to set the gelatin. I left the mix too warm and when i folded in the cream and egg whites they flattened. Even so, i poured the remaining mix that would not fi...

This recipe is made so much better with 1/4 tsp of almond extract...the flavor is amazing!

My Grandmother was a Professional Baker, and she maid this pie every Christmas for the Family. I have all of her recipes for Pies, Cakes and what not, but cannot seem to find this recipe. Thank ...

My grandmother made this pie since my father was a boy. Since she died, I have been making it in her stead to carry on the tradition. Christmas just wouldn't be the same without this pie. Her...

My Mother always made this for Christmas, the only thing she did differently was to add 1/4 tsp almond extract along with the vanilla.