Coconut Bean Pie
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Serves: 8
 
This recipe pairs shredded coconut with a sweet bean filling that is reminiscent of a pecan pie. The final result is a delicious pie that your guests will never believe contains beans.
Ingredients
  • 1, 9 inch, deep dish pie crust (I used frozen)
  • ½ cup pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ cup shredded coconut
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mash or puree beans
  3. Add sugar and butter to bean and mix well.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time to bean mixture and mix well.
  5. Stir in vanilla and coconut until well incorporated.
  6. Pour into pie shell and bake at 350 degrees for 50 - 60 minutes until set.
  7. Allow to cool for 15-20 minutes before cutting.
  8. Serve topped with whipped topping.
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at http://www.pattycakespantry.com/cooking/coconut-bean-pie/