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Coconut Eggnog Pie

This easy recipe became a family favorite by happy accident. I was trying to use up extra eggnog and coconut from other holiday baking—and they are so good together. —Fay Moreland, Wichita Falls, TX
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    10 servings


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup eggnog
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash salt
  • 2-1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut, divided
  • 1 graham cracker crust (10 inches)
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans


  • Preheat oven to 425°. In a large bowl, beat the first 7 ingredients until blended; stir in 2 cups coconut. Pour into crust; sprinkle with walnuts and remaining coconut. Bake on a lower oven rack 10 minutes.
  • Reduce oven setting to 325°. Cover top loosely with foil. Bake until filling is set, 45-50 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers.
Editor's Note: To prepare a homemade graham cracker crust, mix 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup sugar; stir in 1/3 cup melted butter. Press onto bottom and up sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

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  • cwbuff2
    Dec 26, 2020

    I made this for our family Christmas gathering. Everyone liked it. It has the rich consistency of a pecan pie. I foolishly waited till Christmas Eve day to buy the eggnog, and every store including the state wine store was out of eggnog. So I made my own from a recipe I had which called for 1 1/2 cups of brandy and made much more than I needed for this one, so me and my husband and son drank the excess and got a little "pixolated".......juuust kidding! I made the graham cracker crust per the Editor's Note above because I don't like the store-bought ones. But for some reason, the Editor's Note did not print when I printed the recipe from my computer. The originator of this recipe is right, it's easy. Next time I'll use my head and buy the eggnog in time!

  • dschultz01
    Dec 27, 2017

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  • NanZim
    Nov 24, 2015

    My husband enjoyed this tasty pie. I used 1 regular sized graham cracker crust plus 4 single serve crusts.