Salted macadamia nuts work fine in this pie. No rinsing is necessary; just pop open the jar, and stir them in.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 1996


Recipe Summary

one 9" pie


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Instructions Checklist
  • Fit 1 piecrust into a 9" pieplate according to package directions. Cut small circles or other desired shapes from remaining piecrust, using small cookie cutters. Arrange cutouts around edge of pieplate, pressing gently; set aside.

  • Combine eggs and next 3 ingredients in a medium bowl. Scrape vanilla bean seeds into egg mixture; discard vanilla bean pod. Stir mixture well. Stir in macadamia nuts and coconut. Pour filling into prepared piecrust.

  • Bake at 325° for 40 to 45 minutes or until filling is set. Let cool completely. Serve with small scoops of ice cream, if desired.


Christmas with Southern Living 1996