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Easy And Classic No Bake Millionaire Pie Recipe

The best way to be a huge hit at your next potluck or gathering is to make this easy and classic no-bake millionaire pie recipe.

Reminiscent of ambrosia salad, the creamy filling is a truly refreshing delight. 

One Of The Best Dessert Recipes

A slice of millionaire pie with whipped cream on top and a cherry.

Just in time for summer, this easy pie is always a family favorite.

And best of all, you won’t have to turn on the oven to make it.

Since it’s a no bake dessert, there’s no baking involved, making it an easy option for new cooks or when you don’t have time to fuss over a dessert for a crowd.

A slice of millionaire pie with whipped cream on top and a cherry. The rest of the pie is in the background. There are two forks next to the plate.

The No-Bake Million-Dollar Pie Recipe You Need in Your Life

This recipe really is worth a million bucks. It’s a delicious pie made with simple ingredients. The no-bake millionaire pie is perfect for summer gatherings. 

The texture of this pie is truly extraordinary. It’s got pineapple chunks, chopped pecans, and sweet shredded coconut.

Topped with whipped topping and maraschino cherries, it’s a showstopper. And it’s so refreshing too.

The last time I had a back-yard barbecue, I served it for dessert, and there wasn’t even a smudge of whipped cream or a crumb of crust left behind.

The no-bake millionaire pie recipe has been in the family for a long time. Now I’m sharing this no-fail pie for your family to enjoy for many years to come. 

I know you will love the combination of a crunchy and creamy texture.

Pie Filling Ingredients

  • Graham cracker crust (not part of the filling)
  • Softened cream cheese
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Shredded sweet coconut
  • Crushed pineapple, drained
  • Sliced maraschino cherries
  • Chopped pecans
  • Lemon juice
  • Whipped topping

Add some homemade orange extract from Simply Beyond Herbs for a pop of flavor.

Full printable recipe with measurements and instructions listed at the bottom of the post in the recipe card.

A slice of millionaire pie on a colorful plate. The rest of the pie is in the background and the slice has a cherry on top.

How To Make Millionaire Pie

  1. Pour the sweetened condensed milk into a large bowl.
  2. Next, add the cream cheese and mix well.
  3. Add the shredded coconut, crushed pineapple, cherries, chopped pecans, and lemon juice, and mix well.
  4. Fold in the whipped topping and pour into the pie shell.
  5. Refrigerate for at least two hours and serve.
  6. Top with a dollop of whipped topping, if desired.

Step-By-Step Instructions

Pouring sweetened condensed milk into a clear glass mixing bowl.

Pour the sweetened condensed milk into a large mixing bowl.

I used Eagle Brand for this sweet treat, but you can use your favorite brand, including generic.

A block of cream cheese sitting in the middle of the sweetened condensed milk in a clear glass mixing bowl.

Next, add the cream cheese and beat with a hand mixer until the two ingredients are combined, and there are no more lumps.

Crushed pineapple in a clear glass bowl with cream cheese and condensed milk.

Drain the pineapple juice and add the crushed pineapple to the bowl.

Shredded coconut on top of crushed pineapple in a clear glass bowl.

Add the shredded coconut.

Sliced maraschino cherries in a clear glass bowl with ingredients for millionaire pie.

Slice the cherries in half and add to the bowl.

Chopped pecans on top of cherries and ingredients for millionaire pie. The ingredients are inside of a clear glass bowl.

Add the chopped pecans.

Pouring lemon juice into a bowl with pecans and cherries.

Pour the lemon juice into the bowl and mix the ingredients.

Cool Whip in a bowl with the ingredients for millionaire pie. There's a red spatula in the bowl.

Fold in the whipped topping.

For this easy recipe, I used Cool Whip, but you can also make your own and add it.

Millionaire pie in a graham cracker crust on the counter. There's a purple towel with little pineapples on it next to the pie.

Pour the pie into the graham cracker crust and refrigerate for at least two hours.

For the crust, you can choose to make a homemade graham cracker crust or buy a prepared graham cracker pie crust.

If your graham cracker crust is a little crumbly, it will soften up after you add the pie.

It’s a wonderful icebox pie that really brings joy in every bite and is a dream come true for anyone that isn’t up for baking on a hot day.

A slice of millionaire pie on a colorful plate. There are two forks next to the plate.

Can I Make A Homemade Crust?

Yes, you can make your own graham cracker crust with graham crackers and melted butter. You will need a 9-inch pie plate.

Optional Ingredients

  • Mandarin oranges
  • Slices of oranges
  • Coconut flakes instead of shredded
  • Pineapple chunks
  • Walnuts
A slice of millionaire pie with whipped cream on top and a cherry. The rest of the pie is in the background.

More Great Recipes

Millionaire’s pie is a no-bake sweet treat that never fails.

This creamy pie is a snap to make, and everyone adores it. You can find everything you need to make it on the recipe card below.

The hardest part is waiting for it to chill, but be patient. You’ll want it to come out with clean slices when you serve it.

A slice of millionaire pie with whipped cream on top and a cherry.

Easy And Classic No Bake Millionaire Pie Recipe

Yield: 8 pieces
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

Millionaire pie is an easy recipe with lots of flavor. It's perfect for summer gatherings and back-yard barbecues.

Ingredients

  • Store-bought graham cracker crust-I used a 10-inch/9-ounce crust.
  • 14 ounces of sweetened condensed milk
  • 8 ounces of softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup of shredded sweet coconut
  • 20 ounce can of crushed pineapple, drained
  • 6 ounces of sliced maraschino cherries
  • 3 Tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 8 ounce container of Cool Whip
  • (Additional Cool Whip for topping, if desired)

Instructions

  1. Add the sweetened condensed milk and cream cheese to a large bowl and mix with an electric mixer.
  2. Next, add the shredded coconut, crushed pineapple, cherries, lemon juice, and pecans and mix.
  3. Add the Cool Whip and fold in.
  4. Pour the pie into the pie crust and refrigerate for at least two hours.

Notes

The crushed pineapple equals about one cup after draining the juice.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 656Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 317mgCarbohydrates: 82gFiber: 4gSugar: 67gProtein: 10g

Nutrition is approximate.

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Robin

Saturday 3rd of June 2023

My family doesn’t care for cherries. Can I make this without or substitute something else? It sounds really good!

Julie Pollitt

Sunday 4th of June 2023

You can definitely make it without cherries. You can add other things or take some things out, that’s the great thing about this pie. It’s very versatile. Enjoy!

Elaine

Saturday 3rd of June 2023

6oz pie crust or 9 oz?+7

Julie Pollitt

Sunday 4th of June 2023

I would use a 10-inch/9-ounce crust for the recipe. Enjoy!

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