Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

The pecans and maple syrup add a very nice touch. This is a traditional Jewish Sephardic recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine pecans, flour, lemon peel& coconut in a medium bowl.
  2. Tip egg white into another med bowl& beat with a hand mixer till soft peaks form.
  3. Gradually beat in the syrup& vanilla, then fold into pecan mix, adding pumpkin as you go.
  4. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper& drop rounded teaspoonfuls onto it.
  5. Let relax at room temp 30 min.
  6. Preheat the oven to 300.
  7. Bake mid-oven till just beginning to brown, 25-30 min.
  8. Let cool on rack till completely cool.
  9. Store tightly covered.
Most Helpful

4 5

I think Mystergirl hit it head on! These rock! The flavour is very simple and they were a snap to make. My only problem was waiting to let them cool down enough so I could eat one without burning myself! My husband, again, was somewhat disenchanted with the lack of 'sweet' that these had... but said they were 'better than the other ones'. ;) Thanks, Mirjam, guess I'll just be makin' these for myself!

4 5

OH OH OH just had to make these two of my favorite things macaroons and pumpkin. DELICIOUS

5 5

Let's see, pumpkin, pecans, coconut and maple syrup. Does it get any better than that? Great taste and really simple. Only problem that I had was that it didn't make enough, had to make a second batch. Thanks for posting it Mirjam.