This recipe was written out on a recipe card in my Jr. High handwriting. I have been cutting out or copying down recipes for YEARS! I do not know its original source.
3 c. half & half
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. flour
1/4 t. salt
2 c. toasted coconut, divided
1 t. vanilla
1 c. whipping cream
One baked pie crust
Spread coconut on an ungreased cookie sheet, and bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes, until golden brown. Stir once during baking.
In a medium saucepan, combine half & half,eggs, sugar, flour and salt.
Stir over low heat, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in 1 c. coconut and vanilla. Pour into pie shell. Chill at least 2 hours. Beat whipping cream and two T. sugar, and spread over pie. Top with remaining cup of toasted coconut.