You are here: Home » Recipes » Chewy Chocolate Pecan Cookies Chewy Chocolate Pecan Cookies Recipe by SOEG Yield 40 pieces PrintEmail Ingredients 8 ounces chopped pecans2 3/4 cups powdered sugar1/2 cup Dutch processed cocoa1/8 teaspoon salt3 -- egg whites1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Place sugar, cocoa and salt in a mixer bowl and stir together. Beat in egg whites, one at a time, scraping bowl. Beat in vanilla and continue beating at high speed for 1 minute. Stir in pecans. Batter should be very stiff. Cool batter in refrigerator for about 2 hours. Drop by Tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets lined with non-stick aluminum foil, leaving about 2 inches between cookies. Bake 1 sheet at a time for 10-12 minutes. Allow cookies to cool completely before removing them from foil. Makes about 40 cookies.