Macadamia Nut-Banana Cream Pie

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  • 40|min prep time
  • 3|hr|15|min total time
  • 17 ingredients
  • 8 servings

Crust

1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup macadamia nuts, finely chopped
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg, beaten

Filling

2/3
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup cornstarch
1/2
teaspoon salt
3
cups whole milk
4
egg yolks
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
tablespoon vanilla
2
large bananas, sliced

Topping

1
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons powdered or granulated sugar
1/2
cup macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped, toasted*

Directions

  1. 1 In medium bowl, beat all crust ingredients with electric mixer on low speed about 1 minute or just until blended. Press mixture on bottom and up side of ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate; prick mixture with fork. Refrigerate 30 minutes while preparing filling.
  2. 2 In 2-quart saucepan, mix 2/3 cup sugar, the cornstarch and salt. In large bowl, beat milk and egg yolks with wire whisk until blended; gradually stir into sugar mixture. Cook over medium-low heat about 15 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil 2 minutes, beating constantly with wire whisk; remove from heat. Beat in 2 tablespoons butter and 1 tablespoon vanilla with wire whisk. Press plastic wrap on filling to prevent a tough layer from forming. Cool at room temperature while baking crust.
  3. 3 Heat oven to 400°F. Bake crust 16 to 18 minutes or until edge is golden brown. Cool at room temperature 15 minutes. Place banana slices on pie crust. Stir filling well; pour filling over bananas. Press plastic wrap on filling; refrigerate at least 2 hours until thoroughly chilled.
  4. 4 In chilled small bowl, beat whipping cream and 2 tablespoons sugar on high speed until soft peaks form; spread over top of pie. Sprinkle with toasted nuts.

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