Mamaws Pecan-Coconut Papaya Pie
Mamaw’s Pecan-Coconut “Papaya” Pie
photo by recipe author


Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 10 minutes



  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup coconut flakes
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Blend crust ingredients together till crumbly using a pastry blender. Press firmly into pie pan.

Stir filling ingredients together, then pour into pie crust. May decorate with pecan halves if desired. Bake 30 minutes or until filling is set.

Serve warm or cold. May top with whipped cream.

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Recipe originally by Margaret Bird Burns, Terri’s Mamaw. Published with permission.