Caribbean Truffle Pie
Pillsbury Pie Crust
Ingredients for crust:
(15 ounce) refrigerated pie crust
Ingredients for streusel:
cup all-purpose flour
teaspoons unsalted butter
Ingredients for filling:
(2.9 ounce) package lemon pudding mix, not instant
teaspoon grated lime peel
cup white chocolate chips
(8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
Ingredients for topping:
cup heavy whipping cream
Heat oven to 450° F. Allow 1 crust pouch to stand at room temperature for 15 to 20 minutes. (Refrigerate remaining crust for a later use.) Remove pie crust from pouch. Unfold crust; remove plastic sheet. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons coconut; press in lightly. Carefully lift crust off second plastic sheet. Place crust, coconut side up, in 9-inch pie pan; press in bottom and up sides of pan. Flute edge;pierce crust generously with fork. Bake at 450° F for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool crust while preparing streusel and filling. Reduce oven temperature to 425° F.
In small bowl, combine flour and 1/4 cup sugar. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/4 cup coconut. Spread mixture in ungreased shallow baking pan. Bake at 425° F for 4 to 8 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every minutes. Set aside.
In medium saucepan, combine pudding mix, 1/2 cup sugar, lime juice and egg yolks; mix well. Stir in 2 cups water. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a full boil. Remove from heat; stir in lime peel. In small bowl, combine white chocolate chips and 1/2 cup of the hot pudding mixture; stir until chips are melted.
In small bowl, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add white chocolate chip mixture; beat until smooth. Spoon and spread in baked crust. Stir sour cream into remaining pie filling mixture; blend well. Spoon and spread over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate 2 hours or until chilled.
In small bowl, beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Pipe or spoon around edge of pie; garnish with line slices. Sprinkle streusel in center of pie. Store in refrigerator. Serves 8.