Pecan Dainties

These meringues are fantastic served with coffee or coffee ice cream. For an extra-special treat, dip the bottoms in melted bittersweet chocolate and let set.

Makes: 18Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 18

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white, at room temperature
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1½ cups chopped pecans
  • 18 pecan halves

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 250°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with nonstick spray.
  • Beat egg white and salt in a medium bowl until soft peaks form. Add sugar gradually; beat until stiff and glossy. Gently fold in pecans.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls on prepared baking sheet; bake 30 for minutes. While still warm, press one pecan half into the top of each cookie
  • Remove from the baking sheet immediately and cool on wire racks.

Recipe Information

Makes: 18

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white, at room temperature
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1½ cups chopped pecans
  • 18 pecan halves

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 250°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with nonstick spray.
  • Beat egg white and salt in a medium bowl until soft peaks form. Add sugar gradually; beat until stiff and glossy. Gently fold in pecans.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls on prepared baking sheet; bake 30 for minutes. While still warm, press one pecan half into the top of each cookie
  • Remove from the baking sheet immediately and cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories40
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium5mg
Total Carbohydrate4g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars4g
Protein0g