Pecan Drops

Sheri Zarnick

By
@Shili

A cookie for the Christmas platter for the gift tins when the season of giving is upon us. What better gift to give, than some love from the kitchen.


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Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

2 c
ground pecans
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/4 c
sugar, divided
4
egg whites
1/2 tsp
butter rum extract
6
maraschino cherries, coarsely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, add pecans, flour and 1c. sugar; set aside. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. fold in butter rum and half the flour mixture. Fold in remaining flour mixture.
2
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2" apart onto an ungreased foil lined baking sheets. Top each cookie with a cherry piece.
3
Bake at 375^ for 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely before removing from pans.
* makes about 5 dozen

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy