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Grandma’s Favorite Impossible Coconut Pie

This Impossible Coconut Pie is so easy to make and tastes delicious.  It’s “impossible” because it makes its own crust!  This yummy dessert is great for a potluck, picnic, or to take to a friend.  

Coconut pie

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Grandma’s Impossible Coconut Pie

Grandma is the kind of person that always comes through when families are faced with hard times.

Whether it’s a funeral, an illness, or another sad or trying event, Grandma believes that a meal can lift the spirits.

Especially dessert.

And even more when that dessert is Grandma’s Impossible Coconut Pie.

Because she delivers on her promise to always come through, even when time is short, she has this go-to dish that she always sends.

This pie is so easy and quick to make and it tastes great!  

In fact, no matter where this pie has been taken, the plate ALWAYS comes back empty!

Tips & Information

This pie goes into the oven as a liquid, so to avoid spills from the counter to the oven, I recommend a 10″ or deeper pie plate. 

Impossible pie makes its own crust, so you don’t need to roll a crust or even get a pre-made crust.

It is best to use fresh coconut.  The taste will be better with fresh ingredients.

Don’t tell anyone how easy it is to make.  

Unbaked coconut pie

Act like you’ve been slaving over this recipe All. Day. Long.











Melt 1/2 stick of butter in pie plate.

Mix other ingredients and pour in butter from the pie plate.

Mix well

Pour the mixture into the pie plate.

Bake until brown.

Yield: 1 pie

Impossible Coconut Pie

Coconut pie

This quick and easy recipe for coconut pie makes its own crust. This is a favorite at get-togethers or for taking to a funeral dinner. Every time we've taken this anywhere, the plate comes back empty.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 1/2 stick butter or margarine
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded coconut


  1. Melt 1/2 stick butter in pie plate.
  2. Mix eggs, sugar, flour, salt, vanilla, milk, and coconut.
  3. Add butter and mix.
  4. Bake at 350 until light brown, approximately 35-40 minutes.


Pie is done when the top is brown. Allow cooling before cutting.

If you are taking the pie to an event, consider using a tin disposable pie plate so there's no worry about getting it back.

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This has to be one of the easiest pies to make.

Go ahead, try it, and come back to tell me what you think.

Keep cooking and 

Keep Passing Down the Love,

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Friday 26th of March 2021

I never comment on this type of stuff, but I just tried this recipe and thought that it was way too much sugar. I didn’t use all this called for and it is way too sweet. I looked around at other recipes like this and I believe the sugar amount should only be 1/2 cup not 2 cups. Upset that I didn’t double check before I made this. I wasted ingredients. 😢


Monday 29th of March 2021

Hi, Sue. I'm sorry this recipe wasn't right for you. I went back and checked my mom's recipe and it does call for 2 cups of sugar. Everyone's taste buds are different, aren't they? I appreciate your comment - I like honest feedback, for sure.


Monday 1st of March 2021

Can Stevia be used for the sugar? I am a Type One Diabetic. Thanks!


Wednesday 3rd of March 2021

I don't know, sorry. I've never tried it. This is a recipe from my mom and we've always just made it as it is.

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