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Pecan Kisses Recipe

Pecan Kisses Recipe

These lighter-than-air treats shared by Norlene Razak of Kyle, Texas, make for a sweet snack kids of all ages will love.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the egg whites, vanilla, vinegar and salt on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add confectioners' sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Fold in pecans.
  • 2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 1 in. apart onto greased baking sheets.
  • 3. Bake at 300° for 15-20 minutes or until firm to the touch and lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 46 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.