Grandma's Coconut Pies

Grandma's Coconut Pies


"This recipe makes two 9 inch pies of delicate buttermilk custard with coconut."


1 h servings 369 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 369 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 19.8 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 45g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 242 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C.)
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar until smooth. Blend in buttermilk and melted butter. Stir in the coconut and vanilla. Pour filling into 2 - 9 inch pie shells.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until golden brown.
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  1. 25 Ratings


I Made this pie and it looked like a picture when it came out of the oven. After it cooled I decided to try a piece as I had made 3 of them and 1 was going to my brothers for Thanksgiving. Somet...

Incredible! I changed a few things to my own liking, but overall the same (if that makes sense). I pre-baked my pie crusts. (brush frozen pie crust with butter, prick crust to prevent bubble,...

This is a recipe I got from a friend of the family years ago. I had lost it and was glad to find it here. My recipe had two small differences. I didn't see that they changed the taste THAT mu...

i had to bake this 15-20 minutes more because i was waiting for the "golden" color. i used fresh coconut meat and did not shred nor cut them at all. perhaps that was the cause of the extra baki...

Everyone loves this pie. I get requests for it all the time. The only thing I do different is instead of buttermilk, I use 3/4 milk with 1 tablespoon lemon juice (real please). Let it sit for...

These coconut pies are delicious! Surprisingly, they do not take mich time at all to prepare! These are great!

I made this pie for my bake sale, Oh Boy! i wouldn't change a thing. It has become my regular bake sale Item. Thanks Patsy and Grandma. Love Life,People and bless others.

After years of making these I lost the piece of paper with the recipe on it. This is the only way to make these. I see a lot of recipes that call for flour in the mixture and I shudder to think ...

I was going to make these pies for a church bake sale. I followed the directions to the letter, yet the filling turned out to be greasy lumps of coconut! I ended up throwing them away. What did ...