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Baked Pecan Treats

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Ingredients

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
2 egg whites
4 tablespoons water
2 cups pecan halves

Instructions

Mix sugar, cornstarch, salt, cinnamon, allspice, ginger and nutmeg in a 9x12-inch pan. Beat together egg whites and water. Drop pecan halves in the liquid mixture; remove and drain excess liquid from the pecans. Drop the pecan halves into the dry mix and roll the pecans about until each half is coated. Place coated pecan halves on 2 14x17-inch cookie sheets. Do not have pecans touching. Bake 1 hour at 250 degrees. Remove from cookie sheets when cooled. Store in tightly covered container.

Jean Greer
Moline



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