Pecan Puffs

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.


3 dozen

Updated: Oct. 20, 2022
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


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


  1. Preheat oven to 225°. 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 for 50-55 minutes or until firm to the touch. Store in an 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.