Salty Cracker Pie

Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

This pie has it's beginnings in the depression. It has remained a Southern Comfort food for some. Now, the taste is back as sweet and salty are a popular combo. Ritz had a similar pie that was to mock apple pie. This is not a mock pie. It did replace pecan pie for many.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

20
saltine crackers, crushed
1 lb
dates, chopped
1 c
sugar
2 c
pecans, chopped
1 tsp
baking powder
4
egg whites, room temperature
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Combine cracker crumbs, dates, sugar, pecans, and baking powder and set aside.

Beat egg whites until stiff but not until dry and add vanilla. Gently fold dry ingredients into egg whites and pour into a buttered 9 inch pie pan. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Cool and serve with whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom