Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Apple Pearadise Pie
This combination of a chewy coconut crust, apples, strawberries and pears is a winner. Serve with steaming cups of Nescafe© coffee and an assortment of Nestle© Carnation Coffee creamers for a special finale to your day.
Serves: 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


2(12-oz.) package STOUFFER'S® Harvest Apples, prepared according to package directions, chilled
2 cups sweetened coconut, shredded
1/4 cup butter, melted
1(10-oz.) package frozen sweetened strawberries, defrosted and slightly drained
1(16-oz.) can pear halves, drained and cut into 1/2-inch slices
1 cup sweetened whipped cream

PREHEAT oven to 300°F.

COMBINE coconut and butter in medium bowl; firmly press into a 9-inch pie plate.

BAKE for 20 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned; cool.

COMBINE escalloped apples and strawberries. Arrange pears in crust; spoon apple mixture over pears. Refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight; serve with whipped cream.

If desired, decorate with icings, morsels, candies, raisins or nuts.