Ritz Cracker Pie
Author: Cookie Madness
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Total time: 35 mins
A pie made with Ritz crackers
Ingredients
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup sugar or 2/3 if you are using glazed nuts
  • 2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Ritz cracker crumbs (35 crackers)
  • ½ cup chopped toasted pecans or glazed pecans (like B. Lloyd’s)
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Garnish: More nuts or caramel sauce
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and butter a 9 inch glass pie plate.
  2. Beat egg whites and vanilla to soft peaks. Combine baking powder and sugar and gradually add to egg whites, continually beating until peaks are stiff. Fold in chocolate chips, cracker crumbs and pecans. Spread this mixture across bottom of pie plate and bake for 25 minutes. Let cool completely.
  3. Whip cream until soft peaks form. Add sugar and vanilla and beat to stiff peaks. Spread over cooled pie. Chill until ready to serve. Garnish with caramel sauce or more nuts
Recipe by Cookie Madness at http://www.cookiemadness.net/2009/06/ritz-cracker-pie/