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Tropical Cream Pie

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
370 Calories
23 g Fat
3 g Fiber
450 mg Sodium
38 g Carbs
Tropical Cream Pie

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Ingredients

Serves: 12

3 oz. butter
1 Tbsp. honey
1 1/2 cups Graham cracker crumbs
1 (14-oz. can) sweetened condensed milk
8 oz. cream cheese
2 ripe Fresh California Avocados, peeled and seeded
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 tsp. vanilla
1/8 tsp. sea salt
1/2 cup coconut, toasted, as garnish

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

Crust

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan, over low heat. Stir in honey.
  3. Add graham cracker crumbs and mix well.
  4. Pat crumbs evenly onto bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie plate.
  5. Bake pie shell for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Filling

  1. In a medium bowl, combine condensed milk and cream cheese; blend well.
  2. Mash avocados with lime juice and add to milk mixture.
  3. Add vanilla and salt, beat until smooth. Turn into cooled crust.
  4. Garnish with coconut, cover and chill for 2 to 6 hours before serving.

Serving Suggestions:
Top with slivered almonds just before serving, if desired. 

 

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 370
Total Fat 23 g (Sat 12 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 8 g)
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 450 mg
Potassium 371 mg
Total Carbohydrates 38 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugar 29 g
Protein 6 g

Vitamin A 596 IU; Vitamin C 5 mg; Calcium 151 mg; Iron 4 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 39 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 8%; Calcium 15%; Iron 25%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

About the author

Recipe by Chef Cat Cora, Celebrity Chef and Cookbook author

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