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

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

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.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 1 in. apart onto greased baking sheets.
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.
Originally published as Pecan Kisses in Light & Tasty December/January 2007, p50

Nutritional Facts

1 meringue: 46 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

  • 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
  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.
Originally published as Pecan Kisses in Light & Tasty December/January 2007, p50

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calaster User ID: 2236199 94163
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

"My husband loved this!! It is light and very good tasting. WOnderful easy recipe."

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cfj660 User ID: 6573992 162047
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2012

"The dough would not set up into stiff peaks after mixing it on high as the recipe says for at least 20 minutes. Finally added some corn starch but it was still not set. They did not turn out at all like the picture."

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