Wyatt's Pecan Delight

Oxmoor House
8 servings


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4 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups coarsely crushed saltine crackers
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1 1/2 cups whipping cream, whipped
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted


Beat egg whites (at room temperature) in a large mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar dissolves. Add baking powder and vanilla, mixing well. Fold in crackers and 3/4 cup chopped pecans. Pour mixture into a well-greased 9-inch pie pan. Bake at 325° for 1 hour.

Remove from oven, and invert pan onto a serving platter. Cool 40 minutes; remove pan. Top with whipped cream and toasted pecans. Cut into wedges to serve.

Created date

February 2010