Coconut Dream Pie

Coconut Dream Pie

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170.0
  • Total Fat: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.2 mg
  • Sodium: 343.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Introduction

The most un-diet-like diet-friendly dessert ever! The most un-diet-like diet-friendly dessert ever!
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    2 envelopes Kraft Dream Whip Topping - dry mix (unprepared)
    2 3/4 cup skim milk
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1 tsp coconut extract (optional)
    2 (4 serving) boxes fat-free vanilla pudding mix
    1 cup coconut, toasted
    1 (9-inch) graham cracker crust (may use any type shell you wish, or serve this as a mousse without a shell)

Directions

Beat whipped topping mix , 1 cup of milk and vanilla on high for 6 minutes till very stiff (6 minutes ... don't under beat)

Add remaining milk and pudding mixes, and coconut extract (if using) beat on high for 2 minutes. Fold in coconut, pour into pie shell.*
Reserve 2 TBSP of coconut for garnish if desired.

Chill at least 4 hrs. Sprinkle with reserved coconut or a few very fine chocolate curls to garnish.

*** To save almost 100 calories per serving ... do not make in a pie shell. Instead, fill individual dessert cups with pie filling and sprinkle ligtly with low fat graham cracker crumbs (toasted).

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  • Incredible!
    23 of 23 people found this review helpful
    Dream Whip has a very different consistency than Cool Whip. With Dream Whip the pie has a stiff fluffy cream pie texture and less calories. Cool Whip may produce a much runnier pie and adds lots of calories. Dream Whip is the key ingredient for fluffiness and for making it LOWER in calories. - 3/20/08

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  • 9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is AMAZING!!! You can take out the coconut and use other flavorings or change out the vanilla pudding for different flavor to add variety. I make a different dream pie every week. - 1/6/09

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  • 6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I would love to try this...can anyone tell me how to toast the coconut and graham crackers? - 1/7/09

    Reply from ELAINEHN (1/9/09)
    I toast the coconut by spreading it out on a large cookie sheet or jelly roll pan and placing it in a very low oven (300f or 350f) for a few minutes. I don't know the exact time (maybe 5-10 mintues)I just keep checking on it and stirring it around occasionally untill it gets lightly brown.


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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This sounds amazing! I can already see myself changing it up with banana pudding, chocolate, vanilla...I even have a few boxes of pumpkin spice pudding mix left over from the fall (although I may omit the coconut for that). Thanks and I can't wait to try! - 5/27/09

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    sounds good I might try to change this recipe a little by using a light cool whiip and omitting the milk & dream whip - 12/2/07

    Reply from ELAINEHN (8/26/08)
    Cool Whip Free is not the same as Dream Whip ... using it will definitely change the calorie content as well as the finished texture of the pie - it won't be as 'stiff' or have the more 'authentic' cream pie texture. But i bet it will still taste yummy! Enjoy!


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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    So delicious!! I made this for my mom's birthday, and she loved it. Everybody was commenting on how flavorful and rich it was, and nobody had a clue that it was so low-cal! Thank you so much, will definitely make this again! - 8/21/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I cut the recipe in half because I live alone and did not use a crust to save on calories. I also had some lite coconut milk on hand and used that in place of the skim milk. Found you don't need to each much of this to feel satisfied. Really liked it! - 2/1/14

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    excellent - 9/14/12

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I have made my version of this for years and never got a runny pie with the cool whip. I use less milk with the puddings. I also use SF Fat free cheesecake pudding . LIttle boys love it with chocolate pudding... - 7/31/12

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful Pie. Friends loved it. Felt like I was really cheating.
    Will make this one again.
    Thanks for the recipe.
    - 2/27/12

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Are you saying you cut the pie in 12 rather than 8? That would be hard to do? What would the nutritional values be if you used 8 now that I just got a pie 8 divider. No rating yet It isin the refrigerator for 4 hours now. Bigger than Joanna Lund recipes - 3/14/13

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yum! - 3/14/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is quite delicious. I liked it without with the crust, so it's like a dessert instead of a pie. - 3/5/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I loved this dessert, but then I love coconut. My hubby can't stand it. So, I put the mousse in small bowls just for a treat for me. - 4/23/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love the lower calorie hint at the end! Great options! - 1/31/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this today for the first time, and think it is absolutely delicious...very rich and filling, and lends itself well to a variety of variations.

    Thanks Elaine for sharing this recipe with us...it's definitely a keeper.
    - 6/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this without the crust. I just filled 12 individual dessert dishes with the pudding mixture. It is so good. My husband loves it, too! - 5/4/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I thought it was very good. A little sweet but still good. I did it in dessert bowls without the crust. Next time I might add a touch more milk. - 1/7/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Use fat free cool whip, skim milk instead of dream whip and you can either use a reduced fat crust OR make your own with reduced fat graham crackers and Olivio spray. - 1/24/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Did it without pie shell as well. It is excellent!a - 3/26/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    made it without pie shell, very good - 3/26/07

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  • Incredible!
    Perfect! - 1/31/20

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  • mmmmmmmm...Ö... - 1/14/20

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  • O.K.
    i could not find dream whip.... - 12/27/19

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  • Incredible!
    I love coconut cream pie and this is a great recipe. - 12/18/19

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  • Love coconut cream pie!
    - 12/6/19

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  • I love cocniut cream pie and am looking forward to making this recipe - 11/13/19

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  • very good. I am planning on using chocolate pudding next and maybe top with almonds to get a almond joy taste. - 10/16/19

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  • Sounds really good .. Will be making this. - 10/6/19

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  • oooooooooo yummmmmmmm - 9/22/19

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  • Good
    Great - 8/29/19

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  • yummy...will definitely try and make this... - 8/20/19

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  • love coconut and this looks really good! - 8/17/19

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  • Might try this one. - 8/17/19

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  • Agree . . . Dream Whip is the key. Delicious pie! - 5/26/19

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  • Incredible!
    So tasty! - 5/14/19

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  • Incredible!
    Made this and loved it. My wife loves everything coconut, and she loved this. - 5/1/19

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  • NICE - 4/24/19

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  • Incredible!
    Delicious - 4/24/19

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  • Yummm - 4/23/19

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  • Very Good
    Thanks for sharing - 4/22/19

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  • Thanks - 3/18/19

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  • Incredible!
    YUM - 3/15/19

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  • This looks very yummy and I love coconut - 2/2/19

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  • Nice - 1/23/19

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  • Incredible!
    This is so good. I made it the other night for my husband and me for our 6 month Anniversary. He just loved it. - 1/21/19

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  • Yum, good pie. - 1/9/19

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  • Good
    This was pretty good. - 1/9/19

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  • Sounds fabulous. I will buy the Dream whip & pudding tomorrow. That will be my Christmas dessert since coconut cream pie is my DH's favourite. - 12/22/18

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  • Yum! - 12/19/18

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  • Very Good
    tasty - 12/19/18

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  • Incredible!
    I make this when we are having guest. It has always been a hit - 12/14/18

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  • Incredible!
    awesome I love this recipe - 12/10/18

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  • very good - 12/3/18

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  • Incredible!
    Yummy - 12/2/18

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  • Very Good
    Better for calories without shell. - 11/26/18

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  • yum - 11/26/18

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  • Easy to make and tastes great. - 11/18/18

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  • Incredible!
    yum. - 11/5/18

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  • I am going to make this soon - 10/18/18

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  • Looks great. Low in calories and carbs. A winner. - 10/3/18

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  • tasty - 9/27/18

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  • This is pretty much entirely empty calories with no nutritional value, and it is surprising to find such a recipe on a site devoted to "healthy" living. And no, I haven't tried it: I wouldn't dream of eating this sort of rubbish. - 8/31/18

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  • Yum! I love regular coconut cream pie but can't have it - Diabetic. This I can work a piece into my eating plan. - 8/23/18

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  • Oh, so good!!! - 8/20/18

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  • Great, light coconut pie! - 8/11/18

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  • Incredible!
    Awesome dessert! - 8/2/18

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  • Coconut is fantastic - 7/27/18

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  • Good
    Mine turned out runny! I only had low-fat milk, and I donít know if that is why....I will give it one more try using skim milk. - 7/3/18

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  • Very Good
    My fiance' loves this as a afternoon treat on a hot day. - 6/29/18

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  • I love anything with coconut! - 6/20/18

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  • Very simple dessert - 6/19/18

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  • Incredible!
    I love making this coconut cream pie! This recipe is absolutely delicious! - 12/8/17

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  • they all like it now I need to make it thanks - 7/15/17

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  • Incredible!
    Absolutely delicious! Better than any coconut cream pie I've ever had. Although I did not use a pie crust. I just served it in dessert cups like a mousse, with toasted graham cracker crumbs on top. I also froze some and it was delicious also! - 1/19/17

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  • when not using shell is it only 70 calories or is it 170 calories with just cream and then if not using pie shell you save 100 calories? just wanted to ask to make sure bc i am going to make this for thanksgiving
    - 7/26/13

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  • so gooooooood!! am taking it to a picnic this evening. made it without a crust and used sugar free instant vanilla pudding. tastes better than coconut cream pie in my book. will deffinately make again and will try many other flavors. - 7/4/13

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  • Recipe doesn't say are people using sweetened coconut or unsweetened? - 4/5/13

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  • Incredible!
    This is delicious! I served it in a ceramic pie plate without a crust. I liked that I could have a larger serving size without the crust. :-) - 3/19/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    MMMMMMM....looks like a yummy low cal treat! Agree with others about changing the pudding & flavors! Thank you! - 3/16/13

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  • Good
    Why did mine turn out runny :( It was more like custard. But it tasted AMAZING :) - 3/15/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds really good, but I think I might make a mint dream pie instead since my daughter doesn't like coconut. I'll halve it too and just make little dessert cups. Maybe top with a couple crushed thin mints. - 3/14/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wow, looks awesome!! - 3/14/13

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  • Incredible!
    This definitely satisfied my sweet tooth. I took the tip of not using a pie shell and sprinkled the graham crumbs on top. It was Perfect! Thanks for Sharing . I am not sure on how the calories were caculated. I counted 117 minus the graham crust . Still worth every bite. - 1/29/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am going to try this recipe...I love coconut and this would be a great replacement for me for dessert
    - 8/2/12

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  • Good
    This was very good but for some reason I had a really difficult time mixing in the coconut extract. It became brown & clumpy &I had a difficult time incoorporating it into the pie filling. Even after refrigerating it for 4 hours, there were still bites of pie that were bitter and tasted like alcohol - 6/2/12

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  • Incredible!
    FANTASTIC! My whole family went nuts over this pie!! - 7/13/11

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  • Incredible!
    This was amazing!!!!! - 7/10/11

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  • Incredible!
    I made this last night, It was WONDERFUL! I toasted a bit of coconut for the top also, everyone love it! - 5/23/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love coconut and was looking for a recipe. I am going to try this today. - 4/11/10

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  • Incredible!
    This pie is awesome. My whole family love Coconut Pie. We made is an ate on it all through the Christmas Holiday. No one thought it tasted diet! - 1/9/10

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  • Very Good
    It was very sweet, but I only had one SF vanilla and one SF cheesecake pudding. Mine made enough to fill 2 pie shells. I may make half the amount next time. - 7/12/09

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  • Very Good
    Fantastic! Took this to a July 4th party, and no one could believe it was diet-friendly. Will definitely make again. - 7/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    Loved it! My husband and I had it withouth the pie crust and it is definately a keeper :) Thanks for the great recipe - 6/22/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Where do you get Dream Whip? I doubt my small town carries it, but what section of the grocery store would it be in? - 6/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    This was incredibly good! My family loved it and will definitely make again! - 6/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    yummy!! - 5/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    I have to say I love this!! Made it up but with out the graham cracker crust. It is Yummy!! Has anyone used a regular baked (flour) pie crust? I am thinking of trying it. - 4/9/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds really good. I am going to try it for Easter! - 4/7/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I can never get enough coconut! I cant wait to try this recipe! Going to go get some dream whip right now... - 4/7/09

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