German Pecan Pie

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Lynn Allison

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@lynn0166

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

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Lynn's German pecan pie recipe is lighter than the typical pecan pie. It's sweet and a little salty with a nice crispness. Topped off with a cool, creamy topping and dark chocolate shavings is just delicious. Super easy to make, this is a great recipe if you need to bring a holiday dessert but you're not the best baker. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put crackers in a Ziploc bag.
  2. Crush until you have an even fine grind.
  3. Beat egg whites until stiff.
  4. Slowly add sugar, baking powder and a pinch of salt until blended.
  5. Stir in crackers, vanilla, and pecans.
  6. Pour into a greased 9-inch pie pan.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Cool 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  9. When cooled, cover with Cool Whip.
  10. And, sprinkle grated chocolate on top. Keep in refrigerator.

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About German Pecan Pie

Course/Dish: Pies Chocolate Crackers
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Collection: Holiday Baking
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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