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Pecan Puffs

I just had to share my mom's recipe for these drop cookies. The light-as-a-cloud taste is simply heavenly. —Leslie Link-Terry, Greendale, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
  • Makes
    3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 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, 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.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 95 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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