by Gen Kidwell
Coconut Pecan Meringues
My friend Lujeane Adcock brought these to a Church Supper. They were so wonderful that I could not stop eating them! So I asked her for therecipe to be included in my cook book! Thanks Lujeane for sharing!
Preheat oven to 325 degrees
3 egg whites
1/8 tsp of salt
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla
1 cup of sugar
1/3 cup of chopped pecans
2 cups of sweetened coconut
1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips (optional)
Directions: Beat egg whites and salt until soft peaks form.
Add sugar very gradually and continue beating until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
Gently fold in pecans and coconut and chocolate chips if you want them.
Spray baking sheet with cooking spray or cook on parchment paper.
Drop mixture by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart.
Bake for 20 minutes until lightly browned.