Breadcrumb Meringue Cookies

Oxmoor House
7 dozen


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4 egg whites
Dash of salt
2 cups sugar
1 cup fine dry breadcrumbs
1 cup finely chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Beat egg whites (at room temperature) in a medium mixing bowl until foamy; add salt. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold in breadcrumbs, pecans, and vanilla.

Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto waxed paper-lined cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Remove from waxed paper, and cool on wire racks.

Created date

February 2010