Panamanian Papaya Pie

3  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 40 min total
  • Makes 8 servings.

Panamanian Papaya Pie Recipe


  • 40 NILLA Wafers, finely crushed (about 1-1/3 cups)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 papayas, peeled, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping


  • Heat  oven to 350°F.
  • Mix  wafer crumbs and butter; press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 min.; cool completely.
  • Spread  1-1/2 cups papayas onto bottom of crust. Reserve remaining papayas for garnish. Beat milk and egg yolks with whisk until blended. Gradually beat in lemon juice. (Mixture will curdle slightly.) Pour into crust.
  • Bake  20 min. or until center is set. Cool completely. Top with COOL WHIP and remaining papayas just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseEnjoy a serving of this easy-to-make pie on occasion, but keep portion size in mind. One pie makes enough for 8 servings.

Food FactsTropical fruit is plentiful in Panama where this recipe originated. For a change of pace, prepare this delicious pie using 3 cups cubed mangos, another Panamanian favorite.


Nutrition Information

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 380 
    • Total fat 18 g
    • Saturated fat 10 g
    • Cholesterol 125 mg
    • Sodium 200 mg
    • Carbohydrate 50 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 39 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 7 g
    • Vitamin A 20 %DV
    • Vitamin C 30 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 20 %DV
    • Iron 6 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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