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Meringue Crust

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  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

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.

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Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 874 Calories from Fat 392

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.1%

Saturated Fat 4 g20.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 581.6 mg24.2%

Total Carbohydrates 111 g36.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g25%

Sugars 103.2 g

Protein 12 g24.6%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 5.1% Iron 9.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Meringue Crust Recipe