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White Christmas Pie Recipe
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White Christmas Pie

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"This is a delicious, yet not-too-filling pie. It does remind you of a blanket of snow on Christmas morning."

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Original recipe makes 1 9-inch pie Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins

    3 hrs


  1. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water; set aside to soften.
  2. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, flour, and salt in a saucepan. Gradually stir in milk. Cook over low heat, stirring until it boils. Boil for 1 minute, and remove from heat. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in softened gelatin. When partially set, beat with a rotary mixer until smooth. Blend in vanilla and 1 cup coconut.
  3. Whip the cream until stiff. Gently fold into coconut mixture.
  4. In a clean bowl, beat egg whites until frothy. Beat in cream of tartar and 1/2 cup sugar. Continue beating until egg whites form stiff peaks. Fold into coconut mixture. Pile filling into cooled pie shell. Sprinkle with additional coconut. Chill pie for at least 2 hours or overnight.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 22, 2003

When I was a kid, my grandmother always made this pie and one that she called a pecan cream pie. The White Christmas pie was always my favorite. When she died, I looked, to no avail, for her recipes for these pies. I am so glad to find them! Now I can continue a holiday tradition.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 08, 2003

This pie was pretty but not a lot of flavor. Will probably not make again. I understand if this is a family tradition as we have those also but this did not appeal to my taste.


13 Ratings

Dec 21, 2006

I love this dessert! It's a family tradition at my home. We always have served the pie with thawed & sugared frozen strawberries on top - not cherries... It's much better that way!

May 01, 2009

A good friend who owned a restaurant used to make this often and would never give me the recipe. I've tried many others and this one tastes just like hers. Thanks for the great recipe. Everytime I make it I think of my friend! Thanks again!

Apr 26, 2010

Make sure that you take the time to set the gelatin. I left the mix too warm and when i folded in the cream and egg whites they flattened. Even so, i poured the remaining mix that would not fit in the pie crust into individual ramkins and they became a really nice custard.

Dec 19, 2006

This recipe is made so much better with 1/4 tsp of almond extract...the flavor is amazing!

Oct 17, 2007

My Grandmother was a Professional Baker, and she maid this pie every Christmas for the Family. I have all of her recipes for Pies, Cakes and what not, but cannot seem to find this recipe. Thank You so much for posting this recipe!

Dec 24, 2009

My grandmother made this pie since my father was a boy. Since she died, I have been making it in her stead to carry on the tradition. Christmas just wouldn't be the same without this pie. Her recipe calls for 1/2 tsp. almond extract in addition to the vanilla extract. Wonderful flavor!


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  • Calories
  • 324 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 324 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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