Cherry Pecan Torte Recipe

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Cherry Pecan Torte Recipe
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Cherry Pecan Torte Recipe

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Field editor Dolores Lueken of Ferdinand, Indiana says, "Soda crackers are the 'secret ingredient' in this meringue.
MAKES:
12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:
12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups saltine crumbs
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling

Directions

In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Beat in cream of tartar. Gradually add the sugar, beating on high until stiff peaks form. Fold in crumbs, pecans and vanilla. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Cool completely. Spread whipped cream over top. Spoon pie filling over cream. Chill for at least 1 hour. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as Cherry Pecan Torte in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p67

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 341 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 145mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups saltine crumbs
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Beat in cream of tartar. Gradually add the sugar, beating on high until stiff peaks form. Fold in crumbs, pecans and vanilla. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Cool completely. Spread whipped cream over top. Spoon pie filling over cream. Chill for at least 1 hour. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as Cherry Pecan Torte in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p67

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brinnikk2 User ID: 41407 40160
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2012

"I have made this recipe for years! It comes together easy, and the taste is phenomenal!! I have one nephew that doesn't even like cherries. But he LOVES this!"

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