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pecan drops

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Sheri Zarnick
Union Lake, MI

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 ratings)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For pecan drops

  • 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

How To Make pecan drops

  • 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

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