Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 4 hrs

This was my mother's recipe. She was a wonderful cook! Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as my family does.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 34 cup sugar
  • food coloring, if desired


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cover cookie sheet with waxed paper or parchment paper.
  3. Beat egg whites until stiff.
  4. Add sugar gradually, beating until stiff (BUT NOT GRAINY).
  5. Stir in food coloring, if desired.
  6. Add nuts and chocolate chips.
  7. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the cookie sheets.
  8. Place in oven and turn the oven off.
  9. Leave in the oven for 3-4 hours or overnight.

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