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Resurrection Cookies

Resurrection Cookies is a wonderful way to share the Easter story.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword resurrection cookies
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 2 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 32 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 125kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 1 cup pecans or 1/2 cup pecans and 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 egg whites


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Place pecans in plastic bag and crush with the back of a wooden spoon
  • Add vinegar, egg whites, salt and sugar into mixer.
  • Beat until egg whites are stiff, about 5-10 minutes.
  • Fold in nuts and or chocolate chips
  • Cover cookie sheet with parchment paper or a brown grocery bag
  • Place meringue by spoonful onto baking sheet
  • Place into hot oven and turn oven OFF.  Keep the door shut and allow to sit overnight


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 46mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.2mg