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Nut Cracker Sweet Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Nut Cracker Sweet Pie, by , is from The Duke Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2010 Cookbook P, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jane Griffith
Added: Sunday, June 15, 2008


3 egg whites
1 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
14 Ritzę crackers, crushed
2/3 c. broken pecans
1/4 tsp. vanilla
1/2 pint whipping cream
splash Grand Marnier liqueur
part of a chocolate bar (for decoration)

1. Preheat oven to 325║.
2. Butter a 9 inch round baking dish.
3. Beat the egg whites until stiff.
4. Add the sugar and baking powder, beat until stiff and glossy.
5. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold in the crackers, pecans, and vanilla.
6. Spread in the pan and bake for 30 minutes (it should appear golden and spongy when done). Let cool.
7. Just before serving, whip the cream and liqueur until stiff peaks form, then spread over the cooled pie.
8. Peel curls of chocolate from the bar with a vegetable peeler. Sprinkle over the pie.




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