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Texas Pecan Nuggets

4 1/2 cups pecans, finely chopped
1 3/4 cups brown sugar, loosely scooped, not packed
1 cup finely grated coconut
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons honey
4 large egg whites
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extractPreheat oven to 350 degrees F.In large bowl, mix pecans, brown sugar, coconut and salt. Add honey, egg whites and vanilla extract; blend by hand or with a rubber spatula just until ingredients hold together.On a baking sheet lined with parchment baking paper or foil, drop batter by rounded tablespoons 1 inch apart. Bake about 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Do not over-bake. Cool completely on lined cookie sheet.If cookies stick, peel paper or foil from cookies. To store, layer cookies between fresh parchment paper in airtight container.NOTE: Bake on a dry day. Humidity makes these cookies very sticky. Makes 4 dozen nuggets.


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