Coconut Cream Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Here’s a diner classic made right in your kitchen with Earth Balance® Coconut Spread, which makes a perfectly crisp-tender graham cracker crust and ultra-creamy coconut filling.

Crust Ingredients:
13 Graham Crackers (to make 1 ½ cups crushed)
3 Tbs. Raw Cane Sugar
Pinch of Salt
¼ Cup Melted Earth Balance® Coconut Spread

Topping Ingredients:
½ Cup flaked coconut
1 7oz. can vegan whipped topping

Filling Ingredients:
2 ½ cups sweetened light coconut milk
½ cup raw cane sugar
1/3 cup cornstarch
½ tsp. salt
1/3 cup finely shredded coconut
2 Tbsp. Earth Balance® Coconut Spread
2 Tbsp. vanilla extract
2 Tbsp. coconut extract

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 F.

Place graham crackers in a plastic ziplock bag and crush using a rolling pin.

Place crushed graham crackers in a bowl and stir in sugar, salt,and melted Earth Balance Coconut Spread.

Press graham cracker mixture into a 9-inch pie pan, making sure the bottom and sides are covered. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Keep oven at 350 F.

Place flaked coconut for the topping on a baking sheet and toast in oven 4 to 5 minutes, until golden brown. Remove from oven and set aside.

Whisk together coconut milk, sugar, cornstarch and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then turn down to a simmer, stirring continuously until the mixture beings to thicken, about 5 to 7 minutes.

Once the mixture is thick, stir in the shredded coconut, Earth Balance Coconut Spread, vanilla extract and coconut extract.

Spoon filling into cooled pie crust, cover with foil and chill for at least one hour.

Top the pie with vegan whipped topping and toasted coconut.

What is your favorite diner style pie? Tell us about it in the comments below and you could win today’s Everyday Giveaway for FREE Earth Balance® products!

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  1. Alix Keener says:

    mmmmmm, either French silk pie or coconut meringue! or lemon meringue…

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  2. Nancy Gable says:

    lemon or peach.

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  3. Jenna Sibel says:

    Yummm! This reminds me of my great grandmother’s Graham Cracker Pie, I didn’t think it would ever be possible to veganize it but this gives me hope :)

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  4. PECAN pie is tops for me!

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  5. Ryan Stabler says:

    mmm. This looks really good. One of my favorite pies is lemon meringue pie, but I haven’t had it since going vegan.. any recipies?

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  6. Mmmm…any pie with a graham cracker crust, even pumpkin!

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  7. Andrea Gunn says:

    OMG THIS SOUNDS AMAZING. I love any and everything with coconut in it and I just bought Earth Balance Coconut spread so I can’t wait to try making this! My favorite diner-style pie is also french silk. I love chocolate too :)

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  8. Beth Mickens says:

    Ooh how exciting! Ive been looking for a coconut cream pie to try for my non-veg mother-in-law! Thank you, thank you, thank you!! I will definitely be making this for her for Christmas! Anybody have any suggestions for a vegan, all-natural (perferably organic) brand of graham crackers?

    Favorite diner style pie?? Coconut cream and Chocolate!

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  9. Dani Bryant says:

    Peach pie……great in the summer with vanilla ice cream.

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