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Cherry Pecan Torte


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Serves 12 | Prep Time 1 1/2 hours | Cook Time 25 mins

Ingredients

2 cups saltine crumbs
6 egg whites
2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling


In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy.


Beat in cream of tartar.


Gradually add sugar 1 Tablespoon at a time beating on high until stiff peaks form.


Fold in crumbs, pecans and vanilla.


Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan.


Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes.


Cool completely.


Spread whipped cream over top.


Spoon pie filling over cream.


Chill for at least 1 hour.


Pairs Well With


Notes

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