This recipe is from Shirley McNevich's Mom's Best Recipes Vol 5. Published here with her permission.
Don't forget to check Shirley's blog.
(by Shirley McNevich)
2 pie unbaked pie doughs (either buy store pie dough or make your own from
1 cup softened butter
1/2 cup white sugar
1 cup whole milk
2 cups freshly grated coconut
1 tsp. vanilla
1 pinch baking soda
Spray a 9" pie plate with Pam--insert bottom pie dough and spray the inside
of the crust with Pam--bake at 350 degrees for 6-8 minutes. Remove pie
plate from oven and set aside. In a mixer add butter and white sugar--beat.
Add eggs--beat. Add milk, vanilla and baking soda--beat. Remove bowl from
mixer--add coconut and stir with a wooden spoon. Pour coconut batter into
the baked pie dough. Add top pie dough and flute the edges--make a small
hole in the center of the top pie dough. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40
minutes or until crust is browned. Cool on counter to room temperature, then