Frosted Pecan Bites
1 pound pecan halves
½ cup butter
1 cup white sugar
2 egg whites, stiffly beaten
1 pinch salt
1. Preheat oven to 275°F (135°C).
2. Toast pecans for 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly toasted. Set aside to cool.
3. Fold sugar, salt and pecans into egg whites.
4. Increase oven temperature to 325°F (165°C).
5. Melt butter or margarine on a sheet pan.
6. Spread the nut mixture over pan and bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
7. Remove from oven and allow to cool.