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Soda Cracker Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
LaVerne Franklin

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 egg whites
1 tsp cream of tartar
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup cracker crumbs, finely crushed
1 cup pecans (chopped)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Beat egg whites until stiff. Add cream of tartar, sugar, and vanilla. Fold in cracker crumbs and pecans. Place in buttered pie pan and bake for 25-30 minutes. (The pie should be a light golden brown and set.) Cool and top with whipped cream before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have had this recipe since the 1960s. Not sure where I got it, but probably from Mother. I have read that this is a depression-era recipe because they had to cook with what they had. I have made it many times, but not in recent years.

 

 

 

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