Simple and delicious coconut pie crust recipe! Perfect for cream pies such as chocolate, lemon, coconut, French silk, banana, peanut butter and more.
I absolutely love cream pies and I make so many (especially around the holidays). And one of the best ways to take your pie to the next level is by making your own crust.
So if you are looking for a homemade pie crust for your cream pie, then this coconut pie crust is exactly what you’re looking for.
Make sure to bookmark or pin this crust recipe so you can find it the next time you want to make it.
I have a number of homemade pie crust recipes I use throughout the year, but this is without a doubt my all-time favorite anytime I’m making a cream pie.
It’s got a great flaky texture and the coconut flavor pairs so amazingly well with most any type of pie.
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How to Make a Homemade Pie Crust with Coconut
This crust is sweet with the perfect amount of coconut flavor. It’s not like most other recipes you’ll find, so it never fails to get tons of complements from family and friends.
Prep time is pretty quick at less than ten minutes and bake time (if using for a no bake pie) is ten minutes. The only equipment you need is a mixing bowl and a hand mixer.
You can make this crust ahead of time and store in the freezer until needed, or you can use it immediately.
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Coconut Crust Ingredients
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You only need three common ingredients to make this pie crust! That means this is a low cost and super easy recipe perfect for those last minutes holiday pies.
This recipe is for one 8″ or 9″ pie, but you can easily double or triple it if you need to make two or three pies.
- Dry Shredded Coconut
- Powdered Sugar
Butter: I use salted butter for this crust, but if all you have is unsalted butter, simply throw in a pinch of salt. This helps heighten those wonderful flavors.
Shredded Coconut: I use unsweetened coconut for my crust. The powdered sugar provides, in my opinion, the perfect amount of sweet. But if you want an extra sweet pie crust, you can go with sweetened coconut.
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Simple Recipe Instructions
Since this recipe only takes minutes to prepare, it’s a great last minute crust recipe. But keep in mind that if you are making a no bake pie, you will want to bake your pie before adding your filling.
It’s only ten minutes, but make sure you’ve set aside enough time if needed.
Step 1: Melt butter and add it to your mixing bowl
Step 2: Add your shredded coconut and powdered sugar
Step 3: Mix on medium until well combined
Step 4: Place crust dough into pie pan and shape using your fingers
Step 5: If you are making a no bake pie, heat your crust in the oven for 10 minutes at 350 degrees
Simple Coconut Pie Crust
- 1 Hand Mixer
- 1 Mixing Bowl
- ¼ Cup Butter
- 1½ Cups Shredded Coconut
- ½ Cup Powdered Sugar
- Melt butter and add it to your mixing bowl
- Add your shredded coconut and powdered sugar
- Mix on medium until well combined
- Place crust dough into pie pan and shape using your fingers
- If you are making a no bake pie, heat your crust in the oven for 10 minutes at 350 degrees
Crust Recipe Notes
- This crust can be used for more than just cream pies, try it with a fruit pie for a wonderful flavor combination.
- If using for a baked pie, you do not need to prebake your crust.