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Grandma’s Favorite Impossible Coconut Pie

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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!  And while most recipes require Bisquick, this is a simple recipe for coconut pie you can make without Bisquick.

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. Like I said above, you can make this Impossible Coconut Pie without Bisquick.

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

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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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Sunday 28th of April 2024

Made this but still looks like it has some liquid in the middle. Will this thicken as it cools?


Friday 30th of June 2023

This is the easiest and best pie I have ever made!! It is so good!! Didn’t last long at my house.

Judy Todd

Thursday 11th of May 2023

Thank you for the recipes. They are simple and delicious. I, too, am a great-grandmother. I love having things baked when they come to visit


Sunday 2nd of April 2023

I followed your recipe but made it sugar free and it's delicious! Thanks for posting!


Sunday 5th of February 2023

Well all I can say bout this pie is so easy and ohhhhh soooooo yummy and thank you for the recipe

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