Ritz Cracker-Raspberry DessertUser Submitted Recipe
3 egg whites
1 c. sugar
1 t. vanilla extract
1/2 t. baking powder
14 Ritz crackers, crushed
3/4 c. chopped nuts (Mom used pecans.)
1 (10 oz.) carton frozen red raspberries, drained
1/2 pt. whipping cream
Drain raspberries thoroughly. Beat egg whites until stiff. Gradually add sugar and vanilla. Mix together baking powder, crackers, and nuts. Fold into egg white mixture. Bake in a well-greased 9 inch pie plate at 325 degrees F. for 30 minutes. Cool thoroughly.
Whip cream and fold in raspberries. Fill cooled meringue with the whipped cream and raspberries. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.