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Pecan Puffs

 Pecan Puffs
I just had to share my mom's recipe for these drop cookies. The light-as-a-cloud taste is simply heavenly.
18 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a bowl, beat egg whites and salt until soft peaks form. Gradually
  • add brown sugar, beating until stiff peaks form, about 5-8 minutes.
  • Fold in vanilla and pecans. Drop by well-rounded teaspoonfuls onto
  • greased baking sheets. Bake at 225° for 50-55 minutes or until
  • firm to the touch. Store in airtight container. Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 95 calories, 5 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 22 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.