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.

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5 Min
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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

How to Make Pecan Drops


  • 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

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About Pecan Drops

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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