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Pecan Strawberry Pie Recipe

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Added: Friday, July 27, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Meringue Crust;
3 egg whites
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla
12 soda crackers, finely crushed
1/2 c broken pecans

Filling
1 pint fresh or 16oz frozen strawberries
1/2 lb marshmallows
1/2 pint heavy cream, whipped

Directions:
Directions:
Crust; Beat egg whites and baking powder until frothy and soft peaks form. Add sugar gradually, beating until whites are stiff and glossy. Add vanilla. Fold in cracker crumbs and coarsely chopped pecans. Spread into a buttered 9 inch pie plate, building up sides to form shell. Bake at 325 for 30 minutes. Cool.
Filling; If using fresh strawberries, wash, hull, mash and sweeten. Allow to stand while preparing crust. Then drain, reserving juice. Or, thaw and drain frozen berries, reserving juice. Heat 1/2 cup strawberry juice; add marshmallows. Cook, stirring until marshmallows are melted. Chill until partially set. Fold whipped cream and berries into marshmallows. Pile into cooled crust. Chill until serving time. Garnish with whole berries

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mary Pals gave me this recipe and I love it.

 

 

 

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