Holiday Spiced Meringue with Toasted Pecans

Holiday Spiced Meringue with Toasted Pecans
Recipe type: Holiday Dessert
Cuisine: Paleoista
Forget gluten-free about grain free all together? Light and easy to prepare, they're a great holiday option for something small but sweet at the end of your special occasion, holiday meal.
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 cups honey
  • pinch of salt
  • dash real vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • Dash freshly ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons ground raw cacao powder
  • 1 ounce pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 225º F
  2. Beat all ingredients together until stiff peaks form
  3. Shape as desired
  4. Bake on parchment paper for roughly one hour
  5. Do not remove from oven at once, but turn off the oven, open the door, and leave for at least 5 minutes
  6. Cool gradually, away from draft
  7. Meanwhile, turn up oven to 375
  8. Toast pecans for 5 -7 minutes
  9. Remove from oven and let cool
  10. Once cold enough to handle, grind finely in nut grinder
  11. Serve meringue with pecan dust sprinkled on top