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Sweet Potato Pumpkin Coconut Pie and a Giveaway


Thanksgiving is just one day away! I think I’m ready, are you? I already did all my grocery shopping yesterday morning before the crowds hit the supermarkets. Since my son is out of school all this week, he was my little helper. He’s great at marking things off the grocery list now that he’s learning to read.

I’ve got all my sides planned out for the big day, and the turduken is thawing as we speak. For dessert, I just couldn’t decide what type of pie to make for us, so I made this Sweet Potato Pumpkin Coconut Pie, and tomorrow I’m making a Dutch Apple Pear Cranberry Pie. I figure that if I just combine my top 6 favorite pies into two glorious pies, we’ll be fine.


For this pie, I start with a big baked sweet potato that I baked in the microwave. Then I add that to a can of pumpkin puree and a can of coconut milk. The coconut flavor makes this pie amazing. I also add some brown sugar and lots of flavorful spices.

But what really makes this pie is the crust. I start with the perfect pie crust recipe, the Crisco Perfect Pie Crust. It’s a no-fail, super easy way to make that incredibly flaky, tender pie crust. The recipe simply calls for Crisco, flour, salt and water.


The first step is to just combine the Crisco, flour and salt with a pastry knife like so.


Until it looks like this. The dough should be all grainy and lumpy looking. The next step is to add just enough ice water to get the dough to come together and form a disc.


Next grab your rolling pin and roll it out on some parchment paper.


Then you just flip this pie crust in your pie plate, trim the edges and your done! Just fill and bake.


Does this all sound a little intimidating? It’s okay, the pie experts from Crisco are here to help. The Crisco Pie Hotline 1-877-FOR PIE TIPS (877-367-7438) is back to offer around-the-clock pie baking help this holiday season. From how to avoid shrinking crusts to creating the perfect filling, the hotline provides information and tips around the clock to assist bakers with some of the most common pie-baking challenges. Live pie experts can be reached Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET. During the harried holiday season when pie baking is at its peak, live pie experts are on-call during extended hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET from November 18 – 27, and 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET from December 16 – 23. Additionally, recorded tips and tricks can be accessed 24 hours a day.

The hotline will also feature tips and trends from award-winning pie expert and author, Michele Stuart, the owner of Michele’s Pies (located in Westport and Norwalk, CT) and the author of the best-selling cookbooks Perfect Pies (Random House, 2011) and the new Perfect Pies & More (Random House, October 22, 2013). In November, fans can also log on to visit the Crisco Facebook and Pinterest pages to find step-by-step tutorials, recipes and inspiration from Michele Stuart.

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This recipe sponsored by Crisco. All opinions 100% mine.

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