Source: Taste of Home Cookbook

Now is the time to try this wonderful dessert because strawberries are plentiful and delicious.
Serves: 10-12
Prep Time: 0 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes


3 egg whites
1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup Saltine crackers, crushed (about 15 crackers)
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 cups whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
1 quart fresh strawberries, sliced

In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add 1 cup sugar and cream of tartar, beating until stiff peaks form. Gently fold in crumbs, coconut and pecans. Spread onto the bottom and up the sides of a 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-22 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely. In a mixing bowl, beat cream, gelatin and remaining sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold in strawberries; pour into shell. Refrigerate for 2 hours.