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“Delicious creamy pie, that can be color coordinated for what ever holiday you are celebrating!! Simply add food coloring to the coconut to match the season, or leave it white for that natural look. I have made it both ways, but it looks festive at Christmas time to use red and green!!”
1 pie

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 12 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 18 finely ground saltine crackers
  • 12 cup whipping cream
  • 12 cup shredded coconut
  • 3 tablespoons pineapple preserves


  1. Beat egg whites until foamy.
  2. Add cream of tartar.
  3. Beat until egg whites are stiff.
  4. Add sugar gradually, beating until sugar disolves.
  5. Fold in crackers and pecans.
  6. Add vanilla.
  7. Lightly grease pie dish.
  8. Shape mixture into dish.
  9. Bake at 325 for 30-35 minutes
  10. Cool to room temperature before adding filling.
  11. Whip cream until thick and loses its shine.
  12. Fold in preserves.
  13. Sprinkle with Coconut.
  14. Refridgerate overnight before serving.

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