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Fruit Icebox Pie

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"One could substitute graham cracker crumbs for the vanilla wafers, and fruit cocktail for the fruit called for in this recipe. It's a great dessert and one my mother made when I was a kid, well over 25 years ago! This was one of the recipes I copied from my mom's collection when I left home for the first time! This pie contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw eggs."
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40 m servings 692
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 - 9 inch pie)


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  1. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and confectioners sugar. mix in eggs and vanilla extract. Spread half of cookie crumbs into bottom of a 9 inch pie pan. Spread creamed mixture evenly over the crumbs.
  2. Whip cream until soft peaks form. Gently fold in pineapple, bananas, dates, and nuts. Spread over butter mixture. Top with remaining cookie crumbs.
  3. Cover tightly with plastic wrap. Chill 24 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 692 calories; 41.7 78.1 7.5 118 241 Full nutrition

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Very, very good! This is very similar to my grandma's favorite childhood dessert, which would have been in the 1930's. I was skeptical of the raw egg part, but hers called for it, too, so I ad...

Do NOT use raw eggs. According to the FDA, salmonella can survive freezing. The say "You can still enjoy homemade ice cream without the risk of Salmonella infection by substituting a pasteuriz...