Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

Delightful Strawberry Dessert

3 egg whites

1 cup white sugar

t. cream of tartar

cup saltine crackers, crushed

cup flaked coconut

cup chopped pecans

2 cups whipping cream

t. unflavored gelatin

cup white sugar

4 cups sliced fresh strawberries


Preheat oven to 375F (190C). In a large bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add 1 cup sugar and cream of tartar, continuing to beat until whites form stiff peaks. Gently fold in cracker crumbs, coconut and pecans. Spread mixture onto the bottom and up the sides of a 9 pie pan. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 22 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool completely. In a large bowl, beat cream, gelatin and remaining sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold in strawberries, then pour over egg white layer. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.