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Cracker Dessert

Cracker Dessert

My mother's sister lived in Warren, Ohio. When we would drive there from Somerset, PA, we always knew this would be waiting for us when we arrived!

Cracker Dessert
Preheat oven to 350.

6 egg whites - 1/4 tsp cream of tartar - 2 cups sugar - 2 cups coarse cracker crumbs - 3/4 cup chopped walnuts - 2 tsp vanilla - cool whip or dream whip -
1 can cherry pie filling

Beat egg whites till frothy. Add cream of tartar and beat until forms stiff peaks. Slowly add sugar and beat, beat, beat. Fold in cracker crumbs and walnuts and vanilla. Spread on greased 10 x 13 pan. Bake approximately 35 minutes. When cool, frost.

Frosting:  spread cool whip or Dream Whip on top when cool.  Add 1 can cherry pie filling in mounds.