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Butter Crunch Alaska Pie

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Ingredients
  Butter crunch crust 1
  Ice cream 3 Pint, softened
  Egg whites 3
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Bake pie crust.
Cool.
Pack ice cream in crust.
Freeze until firm, about 8 hours.
Move oven rack to lowest position.
Heat oven to 500°.
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy.
Beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time; continue beating until stiff and glossy.
Do not under-beat.
Beat in vanilla.
Heap meringue over ice cream; spread over ice cream, carefully sealing to edge of crust.
Bake until meringue is light brown, 3 to 5 minutes.
Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving to make cutting easier.

Recipe Summary

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

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