BUTTERNUT BROWNIE PIE
Luby's Cafeteria Copycat Recipe
4 extra large egg whites, at room temp
1/8 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
14 graham cracker squares, broken in 1/2-inch pieces
1 cup pecan pieces
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
chopped pecans, for garnish
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Lightly grease or spray with cooking spray a 9" pie plate. In large mixing bowl, beat egg whites and baking powder until soft peaks form. Add cream of tartar, beating constantly. Add 1 cup of the sugar, a tablespoon at a time, beating constantly until stiff peaks form. Using a rubber scraper, fold in graham crackers and pecan pieces. Spoon into pie plate.
Bake 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack. In chilled small bowl using chilled beaters, beat cream just until it begins to thicken Add remaining 1/4 cup of sugar and vanilla and continue beating until stiff peaks form, taking care not to over beat. Top pie with whipped cream. Sprinkle with pecans and refrigerate until served.
Luby’s, Inc. operates restaurants under the brands Luby’s Cafeteria, Fuddruckers and Cheeseburger in Paradise and provides food service management through its Luby’s Culinary Services division. The company-operated restaurants include 95 Luby’s cafeterias, 65 Fuddruckers restaurants, 18 Cheeseburger in Paradise full service restaurants and bars, one Koo Koo Roo Chicken Bistro and one Bob Luby’s Seafood Grill. Its 95 Luby’s cafeterias are located throughout Texas and other states. Its Fuddruckers restaurants include 65 company-operated locations and 114 franchises across the United States (including Puerto Rico), Canada, and Mexico. Luby’s Culinary Services provides food service management to 22 sites consisting of healthcare, higher education and corporate dining locations.