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French Silk Pie with Georgia Cracker Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Johnson
Added: Sunday, February 6, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
3 egg whites
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup sugar
17 Ritz or soda crackers, finely rolled
1 cup chopped pecans.
1 tsp vanilla or almond flavoring (I like almond)

French Silk Pie
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
2 squares unsweetened chocolate (melted)
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
whipped cream
chocolate shavings

Directions:
Directions:
Crust:
Beat egg whites with baking powder until stiff. Slowly add sugar. Fold in the rest of ingredients. Pour into well buttered pie pan. Shape the crust to be higher on the sides. Bake 325 degrees 30-40 minutes. Cool.

French Silk Pie
Cream butter well. Add 3/4 cup sugar and cream well. Blend in melted chocolate. Add vanilla. Add 1 egg and beat mixture for 5 minutes. Add the other egg and beat again for 5 minutes. Pour into the cooled crust. Chill. Top with slightly sweetened whip cream and chocolate shavings. Take out of frig for about 15-30 minutes before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When people taste the chewy crust and silky chocolate filling, they often ask for the recipe.

 

 

 

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