Nineteen Sixty-Five Mystery Pie Recipe
- 3 egg whites
- ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1 cup white sugar
- 20 buttery round crackers, crushed
- ¾ cup chopped pecans
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup whipping cream
- ¼ cup brown sugar
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Generously grease an 8 inch pie pan.
step 2: In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until whites form stiff peaks. Fold in crackers, 3/4 cup pecans, and vanilla extract. Pour mixture into pie pan.
step 3: Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, until firm and lightly browned. Remove and cool.
step 4: In a medium bowl, combine whipping cream and brown sugar. Beat until soft peaks form. Spread over cooled pie. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup pecans and refrigerate until ready to serve.