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Peanut Pie Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
20 Ritz crackers (rolled out fine)
1/2 c sugar
3/4 c chopped nuts (pecans or peanuts)

3 egg whites, beaten stiff
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Fold the crackers, sugar and nuts into the egg whites, cream of tartar, sugar and vanilla. Bake in a 9 inch pie tin for 20 minutes @ 350. Let cool. Top with 1/2 pint whipped cream and grated bitter or semi-sweet chocolate. Refrigerate 3-4 hours before serving.

 

 

 

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