German Pecan Pie

Lynn Allison


This is a fantastic tasting pie. Very easy to make. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
30 Min


  • 4
    large egg whites
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1
    pinch of salt
  • 24
    ritz crackers
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped or halves
  • ·
    baker's semi-sweet chocolate squares or other chocolate for grating
  • 1 - 8oz pkg
    cool whip

How to Make German Pecan Pie


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Put crackers in a zip lock bag and crush until you have an even fine grind. Beat egg whites until stiff, then slowly add sugar, baking powder and pinch of salt until blended. Stir in crackers, vanilla and pecans. Pour into a greased 9 inch pie pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
    Cool 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  3. When cooled, cover with cool whip and sprinkle grated chocolate on top.
    Keep in refrigerator.

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About German Pecan Pie

Course/Dish: Pies, Chocolate, Crackers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #pecans, #ritz

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