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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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

Step-By-Step

1In 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.
2Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2" apart onto an ungreased foil lined baking sheets. Top each cookie with a cherry piece.
3Bake 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