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Cranberry Cheese Pie

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Ingredients
  Coconut 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs), flaked
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Cream cheese 18 Ounce (1 package)
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned whole cranberry sauce 16 Ounce (1 can)
Directions

MAKING
1) Toast the coconut for about 10 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Keep stirring often.
2) Combine the toasted coconut with the butter or margarine.
3) Into an 8-inch pie plate, press the coconut-butter mixture.
4) Beat the cream cheese till it has softened.
5) Whip the cream till it is thick (not stiff though) and add the vanilla and sugar.
6) Gradually add the whipped cream mixture to the cream cheese, beating well till the concoction is creamy and smooth.
7) Fold in the cranberry sauce and spoon the mixture into the pie crust.

SERVING
8) Serve the Cranberry Cheese Pie chilled or at room temperature. Makes a good dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cranberry
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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