For this simple recipe, buttery crackers are combined with pecans, sugar, egg whites, and vanilla, and poured into a pie pan and baked. It 's especially good with a scoop of ice cream on top.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 3 egg whites
- 1 cup white sugar
- 3/4 cup chopped pecans
- 20 buttery round crackers, crushed
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Whip egg whites until stiff. Gently fold in the sugar, pecan pieces, crushed butter crackers and vanilla extract and pour the mixture into a well greased 9 inch pie pan.
Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Cool. If desired, serve with vanilla ice cream or just whipped cream.