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Meringue Crust

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Ingredients
  Egg whites 2
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finley chopped
Directions

In mixer bowl beat together egg whites, vanilla, salt, and cream of tartar till soft peaks form.
Gradually add sugar and beat to stiff peaks and till sugar is dissolved.
Fold in chopped pecans.
Spread mixture onto bottom and sides of a well-buttered 9-inch pie plate, building up the sides with a spoon to form a shell.
Bake in 275° oven for 1 hour.
Turn off heat and let dry in oven with door closed for 1 hour more.
Cool thoroughly on rack.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg

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