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Caramel Nut Delight

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Ingredients
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Sugar 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Fine graham cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely chopped nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hot strong coffee 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Evaporated milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla ice cream scoop 1
Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored, beating in 1 cup sugar.
Fold egg whites, cracker crumbs, nuts and 1 /4 teaspoon salt into egg yolk mixture.
Spread in greased and floured 9-inch pie plate.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes; cool in pan.
Spread remaining sugar in heavy saucepan; stir over medium heat until sugar is melted and golden brown.
Add coffee slowly, stirring constantly.
Mixture will boil up.
Cook for 5 minutes or to smooth syrup.
Cool for about 3 minutes.
Add milk and remaining salt gradually, beating vigorously.
Cut dessert into wedges; top with ice cream and sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Caramel

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