Chewy Chocolate Pecan Cookies

  • Yield: 40 pieces


8ounces chopped pecans
2 3/4cups powdered sugar
1/2cup Dutch processed cocoa
1/8teaspoon salt
3-- egg whites
1teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Place sugar, cocoa and salt in a mixer bowl and stir together.
  3. Beat in egg whites, one at a time, scraping bowl.
  4. Beat in vanilla and continue beating at high speed for 1 minute.
  5. Stir in pecans. Batter should be very stiff.
  6. Cool batter in refrigerator for about 2 hours.
  7. Drop by Tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets lined with non-stick aluminum foil, leaving about 2 inches between cookies.
  8. Bake 1 sheet at a time for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Allow cookies to cool completely before removing them from foil.
  10. Makes about 40 cookies.