Heirloom Soda Cracker Pie
This simple pie recipe has been passed down from generation to generation. Heirloom Soda Cracker Pie is a pie similar to those made during the Depression when apples and other fruits were scarce. Instead, dates, nuts, soda crackers and other ingredients give this pie its texture and sweetness. This easy dessert recipe is also very low-cost because it only uses 6 ingredients. Once the pie sets up, the ingredients hold together on their own so you don't even need a pie crust. It tastes great with ice cream or whipped cream.
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Cooking Time30 min
- 12 soda crackers, crumbled fine
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 12 dates, chopped
- 3 egg whites
- 1 cup nuts, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add brown sugar and beat until the peaks stand up stiff.
Combine crackers, dates, and nuts in separate bowl and gently fold into egg whites.
Add vanilla last and pour into a greased 9-inch pie pan.
Bake for 30 minutes or until brown. Can be served with ice cream or whipped cream.
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