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Clouds at Sunrise

This older recipe is circa 1960s.



  • 6 egg whites
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups (about 45) crushed soda crackers (or club crackers)
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • 2 cups whipped cream or 1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip, thawed
  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 13 x 9-inch glass baking dish well.
  2. Beat egg whites until frothy.
  3. Add cream of tartar, then gradually add sugar. Beat until stiff.
  4. Fold in crushed crackers, nuts and vanilla extract.
  5. Spread in prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes.
  7. Cool on rack.
  8. Spread whipped cream over top and spoon pie filling over cream.
  9. Chill for several hours or overnight before serving.

Servings: 12-15

Source: Back of "Thank You" cherry pie filling can

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