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Sweet Cherry Coconut Pie

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Ingredients
  Baked pastry shell 1
  Dark sweet cherries 16 Ounce
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Teaspoon
  Granulated fructose 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce
  Unsweetened coconut 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), grated/shredded (Toasted)
Directions

Partially thaw cherries.
Combine water, cornstarch, fructose, and lemon juice in a saucepan.
Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is a very thick paste.
Remove from heat and fold in cherries until all cherries are coated and mixture is clear.
Set aside to cool.
Spread softened cream cheese on the bottom of the baked pastry shell.
Sprinkle with the toasted coconut.
Press the coconut slightly into the cheese.
Transfer sweet cherry mixture to the shell and arrange evenly.
If desired, decorate with pastry cutouts.
Chill thoroughly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Healthy

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