February 1st: Baked Alaska and Skippy Peanut Butter

Baked Alaska

1 1/3 c. graham cracker crumbs

¼ c. white sugar

¼ c. butter, softened

4 c. vanilla ice cream

3 egg whites

¼ tsp. salt

1 tsp. almond extract

6 Tbsp. white sugar

Preheat oven to 375°. Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar & butter together. Set aside 3 Tbsp. of crumbs for the topping. Press remaining crumbs into 9” pie plate. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes. Cool; then chill in freezer. Fill chilled crust with firm vanilla ice cream. Place in freezer. Beat egg whites until frothy, add salt, almond extract and slowly add sugar, beating until stiff and glossy. Spread over ice cream, sealing edges. Sprinkle with remaining crumbs. Place under broiler 500° for 2 minutes. Serve at once.

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