Cherry Pecan Torte
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.
Spread whipped cream over top.
Spoon pie filling over cream.
Chill for at least 1 hour.
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