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Fried Pie Crust

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars

"The crust is fried, not the pie. This originally came from a wonderful pineapple cream pie, but is great with all no-bake cream fillings."
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servings 178
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 - 9 inch crust)


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  1. Combine butter, coconut, flour and brown sugar in a sauce pan. Cook on medium heat until a rich brown color, stirring frequently.
  2. Pour into pie plate and press out to edges evenly with a fork.
  3. Allow to cool before filling.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 178 calories; 12.9 14.7 1.5 31 96 Full nutrition

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The name was intriguing, the recipe sounded pasty, greasy, and raw - sort of like a roux pressed into a pie pan. Still I pressed on. What a delightful surprise! This turns out slightly crispy...

Easy and amazing! I seriously can't believe so few have tried it. I made the crust to go with (what else) a coconut cream pie. It was easy to work with and serving was a breeze. I may add a ...

This was good. I would try it again with less coconut(not a huge fan of coconut). With a lemon meringue pie it would be really good. I was really worried about it being greasy, and it really ...

I have to say that I was skeptical at first, but as the other reviewers also stated, this was simple and wonderfully delicious. I will be able to use this recipe for numerous pies I make. My fa...

Perfect for coconut cream pie. Quick and easy!

Nothing else like it and absolutely delicious

I really enjoyed this recipe. I use it for Lemon Lush Pie ( Sour Cream) Pie. I substituted Walnuts for the coconut and added a little more flour. It's a great taste but as others have said watch...

This is my new go-to for delicious,unusual and quick single prepared crust! I made a creamy key lime and it was a hit! I feel like a master pie maker! ;)

I, like everyone else was a little skeptical how this would turn out. But I had to try it! It was delicious! I made a Dutch Apple pumpkin pie and it was just the perfect touch. Everyone loved it.