Coconut Praline Pie

Posted by: Kerri 10-23-99 12:50 PM

Coconut Praline Pie

1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 deep dish pie shell, baked and cooled
2 envelopes Dream Whip
2 1/4 cups milk, divided
2 (4 oz) packages instant vanilla pudding mix
1 1/4 cup coconut
1 tsp. vanilla

In small saucepan over medium heat cook pecans, brown sugar and butter until melted and mixture comes to a boil; boil exactly 30 seconds. Spread praline mixture into bottom of pre-baked pie shell.

In large bowl beat Dream Whip, 1 cup milk and vanilla at high speed 6 minutes or until thick and peaks form. Add remaining milk and pudding mixes, blend on low. When blended beat on high for 2 minutes. Stir in one cup of coconut.

Spoon mixture into pie shell.

Toast remaining 1/4 cup coconut and sprinkle on top for garnish.

Chill at least 4 hours before serving.

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