2 1/2 c Water
1/2 c Grits, regular
1 c Sugar
2 tb Butter or margarine
2 lg Eggs, beaten
1/2 c Coconut, flaked
1/2 c Sour cream
1 6 oz chocolate-graham
Cracker crust, prepared
Whipping cream, whipped
And sweetened (for garnish)
Maraschino cherries (for
In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil; stir in the grits.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat, and stir in the sugar and butter/margarine.
Gradually add to the bowl containing the beaten eggs, about 1/4th of
the hot mixture; add the egg mixture to the remaining hot mixture,
stirring constantly. Cook over low heat until the mixture thickens
and reaches 160 degree F (about 8 minutes). Remove from heat, and
stir in the flaked coconut and sour cream. Spoon mixture into the
prepared pie crust; cover and chill. Garnish, if desired. Makes one
Recipe: Rachel Major of Prosperity, South Carolina