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       Title: Surprise Coconut Cream Pie
  Categories: Pies
       Yield: 6 Servings
    2.50 c  Water
    0.50 c  Grits, regular
    1.00 c  Sugar
    2.00 tb Butter or margarine
    2.00 lg Eggs, beaten
    0.50 c  Coconut, flaked
    0.50 c  Sour cream
    1.00    6 oz chocolate-graham
            Cracker crust, prepared
            Whipping cream, whipped
            And sweetened (for garnish)
            Maraschino cherries (for
   In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil; stir in the grits.
   Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
   Remove from the heat, and stir in the sugar and butter/margarine.
   Gradually add to the bowl containing the beaten eggs, about 1/4th of
   the hot mixture; add the egg mixture to the remaining hot mixture,
   stirring constantly. Cook over low heat until the mixture thickens
   and reaches 160 degree F (about 8 minutes). Remove from heat, and
   stir in the flaked coconut and sour cream. Spoon mixture into the
   prepared pie crust; cover and chill. Garnish, if desired. Makes one
   9-inch pie.
   Recipe:  Rachel Major of Prosperity, South Carolina