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Company's Coming Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elizabeth Edge
Added: Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 egg whites
1/2 t. cream of tarter
1 c. sugar
8 crushed soda crackers (single squares)
1 c. chopped nuts
1 t. vanilla
1/2 pt. whipping cream
6 ounces of pineapple preserves
1 can angel flake coconut

Directions:
Directions:
Butter a 9x13 glass plan very well. (You can use a smaller pan and have a thicker dessert if you like.)
Beat egg whites until foamy; add cream of tarter and beat until stiff. Add sugar a little at a time. Fold in cracker crumbs, nuts, vanilla. Pour into pan and bake at 325 for 35 minutes; cool completely. Whip cream, then fold in pineapple preserves and spread over the cooled crust. Sprinkle with coconut and chill several hours.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an oh-so-delicious dessert that Elizabeth prepared many times, especially when company was coming...

 

 

 

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