Mr. Donald’s Soda Cracker Pie

3 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream of tarter
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans
16 crackers, crumbled fine
2 tablespoons (your choice)
Whipped cream or Cool Whip
Butter to coat pie plate

Beat egg whites until foamy, add cream of tarter and beat until stiff. Gradually add sugar, vanilla, pecans, and crackers. Pour into buttered pie plate. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.

Cool. Spread 2 tablespoons any kind of preserves over the top of the pie. Top with whipped cream or Cool Whip. Sprinkle the top with coconut.