Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
- 3 large egg whites, room temperature
- Pinch salt
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 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 Facts2 each: 95 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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Mar 31, 2012
I love this recipe, but I did have to modify it after a disastrous first round. I added 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar, decreased the brown sugar to 1/2 cup, and added 3 tablespoons of white sugar. This time, they came out perfect!