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Tropical Fruit Pie

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortbread cookie crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flaked coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream cheese 6 Ounce, softened (2 Packages Of 3 Ounce Each)
  Lime gelatin 3 Ounce (1 Package)
  Canned crushed pineapple 8 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
  Canned mandarin oranges 11 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
Directions

Place butter in a 10 inch glass pie plate.
Microwave 2 minutes or until melted.
Add flour, cookie crumbs, brown sugar, and coconut.
Mix until crumbly.
Microwave 3 to 5 minutes.
Stir twice during cooking.
Press mixture into bottom and sides of pie plate.
Cool.
Measure water in a 2 cup glass measuring cup.
Microwave 3 minutes 30 seconds or until water comes to a boil.
Place water, cream cheese and gelatin in a blender.
Mix at medium speed until well blended.
(Use electric mixer if blender is not available.) Stir in pineapple and refrigerate until thickened.
Fold in whipped cream and 1 cup mandarin orange slices.
Spoon into pie crust.
Refrigerate until set.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Pie

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