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A pie with both coconut AND pecans — mmm, to die for!!

Teenage Cakeland

Have you heard? I made a pie! My very first real pie ever!

And what a beautiful pie it was:

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I bet you’re wondering what was in this oh-so-amazing pie. I’ll let you into the loop.

Coconut. AND, the secret surprise inside: pecans.

This was a really great pie.

I was inspired to make this pie while flipping through TheNew York Times Cookbook, looking for their famous chocolate chip cookie recipe (sadly, the cookie recipe wasn’t there!), and came across the pie section. I decided it was high time for me to make a pie.

Originally, it was just going to be a coconut cream pie, but on a whim, I decided to throw in some pecans. Pecans are one of my absolute favorite things, ever. Like, really, ever.  The pecan layer is actually just something created on the spot. Aren’t I cool.

It all started with a carefully prepared crust…

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