Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 40 mins

great pie

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To stiffly beaten egg whites, add sugar, baking powder, pinch salt, crackers (crumble by hand for larger crumbs), of pecans and vanilla.
  2. Pour into lightly greased 9" pie pan.
  3. Bake 30 minutes at 325 degrees.
  4. Chill and serve with whipped cream.
Most Helpful

Wow! So Simple! Elegant and Delicious. Quick and Easy. I had to use coarsley chopped walnuts, no pecans. And I put some fine crushed crackers on top for garnish. I made a Ritz Cracker Pie but not with egg whites! This is really great. I will post a photo!This is very economical to the food budget also. Thanks for posting!

Montana Heart Song August 19, 2007

My mother used to make this pie 30 years ago, we loved it, but I had forgotten about it until I came across it here. Delish!! I sprinkle some fine ritz and pecans on the top of mine before baking, I made it for my sister this weekend as a suprise desert, I didn't think that she would remember it right away, but she did!!! Its a great desert, so light and flavorful. Thanks

carolyn v. March 20, 2010

A distant relative in our town has been making this pie for years for the local auction sales. It will bring as high as $100.00 and more at times. My sister wanted the recipe and she shared it with her. Now we have it for special occasions. Trust me it's out of this world. I would almost pay a hundred dollars for one of these pies too.

True Texas April 02, 2007