Pecan Drops

Sheri Zarnick


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.

★★★★★ 2 votes
5 Min
25 Min


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


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