Nineteen Sixty-Five Mystery Pie

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"This version of Mystery Pie is 35 years old. Airy meringue enfolds crunchy crackers and pecans, all tucked under a smooth layer of whipped cream."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 341 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 20.8 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.1g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 114 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Generously grease an 8 inch pie pan.
  2. In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until whites form stiff peaks. Fold in crackers, 3/4 cup pecans, and vanilla extract. Pour mixture into pie pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, until firm and lightly browned. Remove and cool.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine whipping cream and brown sugar. Beat until soft peaks form. Spread over cooled pie. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup pecans and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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I can't believe that this hasn't been rated yet. This is a great pie that I had wanted rate a while back. When I first read the ingredients I got real excited because it sounded just like the pi...

Absolutely WONDERFUL recipe. Has been in our family since mid-1950's (at least) only without the brown sugar added to the whipped cream topping. You can also take the pie mix and drop it by sp...

This ssounds like the pie I used to make "way back when" It was delicious. I particually liked the addition of nuts. Talk about "comfort food".