1/2 cup margarine 2 cups light brown sugar 4 eggs, separated 2 tablespoons plain flour 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1 cup half and half 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup chopped dates 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 deep dish pie shell, unbaked
Beat egg yolks & stir in half & half. Cream together margarine & brown sugar & add to egg yolks mixture. Sift together nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, & flour & add to egg mixture. Stir in dates & pecans. Pour into pie shell & bake in preheated 325° oven for 30 minutes.
While pie is baking, beat egg whites until they hold stiff peaks, add 1/2 cup sugar & cream of tartar & mix well. Spread over top of baked pie & return to oven. Cook until meringue is light brown.