Chocolate Chewies

Recipe by AMC3972
READY IN: 25mins

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups chopped pecans
  • 3
    large egg whites (do not use egg substitutes)
  • 12
    cup unsweetened cocoa powder, plus
  • 2
    tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2
    tablespoons ground-up pecans
  • 1
    pinch salt
  • 34
    teaspoon vanilla

DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees F; line cookie sheet(s) with parchment paper.
  • Toast nuts until fragrant and brown. Cool.
  • Beat egg whites one at at time, then continue beating while adding powdered sugar, cocoa powder, and salt. Add vanilla; beat 2 minutes on high speed.
  • Fold in toasted pecans. Drop by heaping tablespoon on baking sheet 2-inches apart.
  • Bake in the middle of the oven 15-18 minutes or until dry on surface but soft in the center when pressed. DON'T OVERBAKE. Cool. Store in an airtight container for 3 days, or freeze up to 1 month.