Coconut Marshmallow Cream Pie



2 servings



5 cups light cream or
half and half
1/4 cup butter or
1 cup white sugar
3 eggs
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1-1/4 cup flaked coconut
2 baked 9 inch pastry shells
9 egg whites
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1-1/2 cup white sugar


For the filling combine light cream or half and half and butter in saucepan. Bring just to boil over medium heat.

In medium bowl, whisk together sugar, 3 eggs, cornstarch, vanilla and salt until cornstarch is completely dissolved and mixture is well blended.

Gradually add the egg mixture to the mixture in saucepan, stirring constantly with wire whisk. Cook, stirring constantly, about 1 minute or until thickened. Add marshmallows and 1/4 cup of the coconut. Cook and stir until marshmallows melt and mixture is well-blended. Pour into pie shells. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).

For meringue, in large bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Add sugar, a small amount at a time, beating constantly until stiff peaks form. Spread half the meringue over each pie to edge of crust. Sprinkle each with 1/4 cup of the remaining coconut.

Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Chill any leftovers.

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3 Recipe Reviews


m reviewed Coconut Marshmallow Cream Pie on November 24, 2000

This pie is heaven!!!! mmmmmmmmmm


countrycrafted reviewed Coconut Marshmallow Cream Pie on November 17, 2007

This recipe makes a nice pie, however add 1 1/4 cups of coconut to the filling not 1/4 cup.


This pie has become a family favorite at Easter. Creamy and delicious!