A buttery, fluffy strawberry filling islayered with crumbled vanilla wafers in this yummy refrigeratortreat.
Recipe: Virginia StrawberryTreat
1 pound butter, softened
2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 quart strawberries, hulled and quartered
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted*
3 large fresh egg whites, beaten until stiff**
1 (12-ounce) box vanilla wafers, crushed
Makes 15 to 18 servings.
*To Toast Pecans: Place in a shallow bakingpan. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 15 to 20 minutes or untilpecans are lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Cool. Or,place in skillet over medium heat and toast, stirring constantly,until lightly browned. Be careful not to burn nuts.
**Note: Please exercise caution when usingraw eggs that are uncooked in prepared food (see FoodSafety). We suggest using a pasteurized egg white productfor this recipe.
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