… and my 12 days of cookies start now! Be excited, cause I sure am!
If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you know that I do a twelve days of cookies every December to celebrate the holidays. This year is no different. Since it’s December 1st, it’s time for the cookie posts to begin! Hurrah!
- 1¾ cups powdered sugar
- ½ cup Dutch process cocoa (made with alkali)
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 2 egg whites
- 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted
1. Preheat oven to 300F.
2. Mix together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt. Gradually add the egg whites, stirring with a spoon until mixture forms a dough. Add nuts; mix well.
3. Form dough into 15 balls. Place on a parchment-lined (or silpat) cookie sheet. Bake 16 to 19 minutes, until glossy and crackled. Place cookies on a wire rack and cool completely.