Fig-Pecan Macaroons

  • Preparation Time 15 min
  • Cooking Time 20 min
  • 24 servings

Featuring sweet dried figs on this marvelous macaroons! Incredibly amazing but low in fat and calories.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Dash of salt
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 3/4 cups powdered sugar, divided
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped dried Black Mission figs (about 8)
Nutritional Info
  • Calories: 86
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Fat: 3g
Other Dietary Information
  • Iron:0.3mg
  • Sodium:12mg
  • Calcium:15mg

Steps

1
Preheat oven to 300°.
2
Combine pecans and cinnamon in a food processor; process until finely ground. Add rind; process until blended.
3
Place cream of tartar, salt, and egg whites in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until foamy. Increase speed to high, and beat until stiff peaks form. Place 2 tablespoons sugar in a small bowl. Gradually add remaining sugar to egg mixture; beat at low speed until blended. Fold in pecan mixture. Add figs to reserved sugar, tossing to coat; fold fig mixture into egg mixture.
4
Cover 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Drop egg mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheets. Bake at 300° for 20 minutes or until bottom edges are lightly browned. Place pans on wire racks; cool completely.
Course
Dessert
Snack
Main Ingredient
Eggs / Dairy
Cuisine
American
Dietary
Low Calories
Low Fat
Occasion
Christmas
Gifts
New Years
Thanksgiving

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