1950's Ritz Pecan Pie
Ritz Pecan Pie
20 each Ritz Crackers, crushed *
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 large egg whites
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup pecan halves
3 ounces milk chocolate, finely shredded
* Crush Ritz Crackers to crumbs.
Preheat oven to 325º F.
Mix cracker crumbs and baking powder.
Beat egg whites stiff, then very gradually add sugar, continuing to beat.
Fold egg whites and crackers together.
Put in a buttered 9-inch pie plate.
Arrange pecans across top.
Bake 30 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Sprinkle with shredded chocolate, then put under the broiler for a few seconds, watching closely so that the chocolate melts but does not scorch.
Serve with ice cream or whipped cream.
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