3 Egg whites
1 c Sugar
2 tb Sugar
2 ts Vanilla
1 c Crisp round cracker crumbs
1 1/2 c Pecans (chopped)
1 c Heavy cream
1/4 ts Almond flavoring
Beat egg whites until foamy.
Add 1 cup sugar a little at a time, beating after each addition.
Add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Continue beating until mixture holds soft peaks.
Mix cracker cumbs and 1 cup pecans. Fold into meringue mixture a little at a time.
Spoon mixture into an 8" pie plate tp form a shell.
Pull up mixture into peaks around edge of plate with mack of spoon.
Spread evenly. Bake in a moderate oven, 350 F, for 30 minutes.
Cool thoroughly on a wire cake rack.
Mix cream, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and almond flavoring.
Whip until thick and shiny. Spoon into cold pie shell.
Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup chopped pecans round edge of cream.
Using a sharp knife, cut like a pie. Makes 6 - 8 servings
SOURCE: Mama's Favorite Recipes (Frances Turfitt) Shared by Nancy Coleman
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