Coconut Cream Pie

INGREDIENTS:

2/3 c. sugar
1/4 c. cornstarch
1/2 t. salt
3 c. milk
4 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 T. butter softened
2 t. vanilla
1 c. coconut
1 c. cool whip

DIRECTIONS:

Mix sugar, corn starch and salt in sauce pan. Gradually stir in milk, cook over med heat stirring constantly till mix thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute.

Stir at least half of hot mix gradually into yolks, stir into hot mix in sauce pan, boil and stir 1 minute, remove from heat, stir in butter, vanilla and 3/4 c. coconut, pour into shell, press plastic wrap onto filling and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 48.

Remove plastic, top pie with whipped cream an remaining coconut. Refrigerate any remaining pie immediately.