Virginia Strawberry Mold

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound butter (at room temperature)
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 quart strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 egg whites, beaten until stiff
  • 1 (12 ounce) box vanilla wafers, crushed

Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Fold in strawberries, nuts and beaten egg whites.
  3. Line a rectangular serving dish with one-third of wafer crumbs.
  4. Add a layer of berry mix, another third of the crumbs, the remaining berry mix, and the last third of the crumbs.
  5. Chill for 12 or more hours; cut into squares.