No Bake Pina Colada Cream Pie

If you like drinking pina coladas…you’re going to love this No Bake Pina Colada Cream Pie! It’s absolutely the EASIEST pie and it tastes amazing! This pie goes great with friends :)

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If you like drinking pina coladas...you're going to love this No Bake Pina Colada Cream Pie! It's absolutely the EASIEST pie and it tastes amazing! This pie goes great with friends :)

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I don’t know about the rest of the country, but Spring has most certainly arrived here in California. Our fruit trees are in full bloom, my Hydrangeas are starting to flower, and the sun is shining…well, most of the time anyways :)  As Spring approaches, I find myself wanting to spend more and more time outdoors. It’s hard to stay inside when I can be out in the gorgeous weather enjoying my garden.

You know what’s better than enjoying my garden though? Enjoying it with friends. I’ve noticed that the older I get, the less time I take for my friends. Sure, I see them on Facebook, or catch them at school drop-off, but actually spending one on one quality time? Yeah, it’s not happening nearly often as I would like.

If you like drinking pina coladas...you're going to love this No Bake Pina Colada Cream Pie! It's absolutely the EASIEST pie and it tastes amazing! This pie goes great with friends :)

As you may have guessed, the way I show people I care is by making them something special to eat and enjoy. It’s in my blood. I decided this past week to have a special friend stop by and enjoy my blossoming garden with me and I decided to make pie :) It could have just as easily been cookies or cake or even a cup of coffee, but I’d been wanting to try this particular pie for some time and now was my opportunity to see if it tasted as good in my mouth as it sounded inside my head.

It did.

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You guys are well aware that I’m a coconut fanatic (I get it from my Dad) and one of my favorite flavor combinations is pineapple and coconut or pina colada. I’ve made bread, smoothie, fudge, fluff – you name it – I’ll take pina colada anyway I can get it.

Today’s pie has all the classic pina colada flavors – pineapple, coconut, and rum in the form of rum extract. Every time I open up that bottle of rum extract I think to myself, “Trish! Why are you not making more recipes with this stuff!” It’s seriously amazing. Buy some. Stat.

If you like drinking pina coladas...you're going to love this No Bake Pina Colada Cream Pie! It's absolutely the EASIEST pie and it tastes amazing! This pie goes great with friends :)

I am calling this pie a Pina Colada Cream Pie because it is made with cream cheese and heavy whipping cream. A can of crushed pineapple and some coconut and you’re good to go. I made my own graham cracker crust but if you’re in a pinch, a store-bought crust will do just fine.

I topped the pie with whooshes of Reddi-wip and toasted coconut. It’s truly divine. A quick whoosh of Reddi-wip has only 15 calories and is made with real cream! I was happy to send my friend home several slices of pie for her to share with others. Why? Joy is meant to be shared and the effect is catalytic. Sharing with other brings joy to you and the recipient so when they share it forward, the joy just continues to spread.  It’s beautiful…and delicious! Food that tastes this good is just meant to be shared!

If you like drinking pina coladas...you're going to love this No Bake Pina Colada Cream Pie! It's absolutely the EASIEST pie and it tastes amazing! This pie goes great with friends :)

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Pina Colada Cream Pie
 
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If you like drinking pina coladas...you're going to love this No Bake Pina Colada Cream Pie! It's absolutely the EASIEST pie and it tastes amazing! This pie goes great with friends :)
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
Graham Cracker Crust
  • 1⅓ cup graham cracker crumbs
  • ¼ cups granulated sugar
  • 8 tbsp butter, melted
Filling
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp rum extract
  • ½ tsp clear vanilla extract
  • 20 oz can crushed pineapple, very well drained
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
Instructions
  1. Combine the ingredients for the crust in a small bowl. Use a fork to combine.
  2. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 8 to 9.5 inch pie pan.
  3. Place in refrigerator while preparing the filling.
  4. Whisk heavy whipping cream in a mixer until stiff peaks form. Remove from bowl and chill.
  5. Beat cream cheese until smooth and fluffy. Beat in sugar and extracts until combined.
  6. Fold in whipped cream, pineapple, and coconut,.
  7. Spoon into prepared crust and smooth top with an offset spatula.
  8. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  9. Top with Reddi-wip and toasted coconut if desired. (Directions for toasting coconut here.)

If you like drinking pina coladas...you're going to love this No Bake Pina Colada Cream Pie! It's absolutely the EASIEST pie and it tastes amazing! This pie goes great with friends :)

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Comments

  1. Hi Trish, this would be a great contribution to Food on Friday: Birthday Food over at Carole’s Chatter. Please do bring it over to join in the Birthday fun. Cheers

  2. Honestly, it’s hard to stay caught up with friends even without the social media piece. I think spreading the love with pie is the right idea, especially a pie like this!
    Mir recently posted..The Easiest Blondie Base

  3. Oh my goodness, this looks absolutely amazing!

  4. This is awesome..simple but delish!

  5. This sounds incredibly delicious, you can’t go wrong with that flavor combination and I love that it’s no-bake!

  6. our flowers are coming in, and our cherry tree has blossoms, yay! this pie… ooooh I am definitely doing this one – looks SO good!

  7. Your pie is gorgeous! No bake, pina colada, this is my kind of pie. Perfect for the season!

  8. Yes…..to all of this!!!! (Except spring….spring is definitely not here in Wisconsin!) But that won’t stop me from making this pie – it looks amazing, Trish!
    Cathy Trochelman recently posted..Easy Meal Plan! {Week 40}

  9. You might want to look at http://santaritaranchaustin.com/blog/pie-series-pina-colada-cream-pie/ – they seem to be using your copyrighted content – don’t know if they have permission or not (I’m guessing not though)

  10. Can you make this in a 13×9 pan? Maybe double or triple the recipe?

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