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Ohhh lady! Try this Karo Ko-ko-nut pie!

Once your family tastes this Karo coconut creation, Lady, you’re in… as a champion pie baker. Its golden lacy top, itslusciousfilling with delicate coconut shreds… well, try it, and remember… the only way to make this marvelous pie is with Karo syrup — easy and economical.

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Ko-ko-nut pie recipe (1950)

Yield: 8 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

This Ko-ko-nut pie has a golden lacy top, itslusciousfilling with delicate coconut shreds - and now you can make it the good old fashioned way!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 recipe pie pastry
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded coconut

Instructions

  1. Roll pastry 1/8-inch thick.
  2. Line a 9-inch pie pan.
  3. Mix remaining ingredients together, adding coconut last.
  4. Pour into pastry shell.
  5. Bake in 400 (F) oven for 15 minutes; reduce heat to 350 (F) and bake 30 minutes longer.

Notes

Variations: Pecan or Peanut pie -- Follow above recipe for Karo Ko-ko-nut pie. Substitute 1 cup pecans or peanuts for the coconut, and 1 teaspoon vanilla for the lemon juice. Reduce salt to 1/4 teaspoon.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield: 8Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 583Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 399mgCarbohydrates: 107gFiber: 5gSugar: 96gProtein: 4g

Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

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  • Categories: 1950s, Vintage advertisem*nts, Vintage dessert recipes
  • Tags: 1950, coconut, corn syrup, peanuts, pecans, recipes, Vintage pie recipes
  • Original publication date: December 1950
  • Added or last updatedMay 23, 2020
  • Comments: One comment so far

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  1. Karo makes great pecan pies. This is a little different with peanuts, coconut, or pecans as ingredients. Never saw this before. Will definitely make for my husband. Thanks for sharing your vintage recipe!

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