Chewy Pecan Drops Recipe
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Chewy Pecan Drops Recipe

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The cherry center gives a festive look to my nutty cookies. They're easy to make and take to holiday gatherings.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 30 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ground pecans
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 5 to 6 maraschino cherries, coarsely chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 79 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine pecans, flour and 1 cup sugar; set aside. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold in vanilla and half of the flour mixture. Fold in remaining flour mixture. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased foil-lined baking sheets. Top each with a cherry piece. Bake at 325° for 20-25 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely before removing from pans. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Originally published as Chewy Pecan Drops in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1999, p34

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 79 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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