4 egg whites
1 pound confectioners' sugar
1/2 pound pecans, ground
1/2 pound walnuts, ground
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or rum
Beat egg whites until stiff. Add sugar and nuts. Flavor with vanilla extract or rum. Form into 3/4-inch diameter rolls.
Chill for 45 minutes.
Cut into 1/2-inch slices.
Bake on greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees F for about 15 minutes.
While still warm, ice with confectioners' sugar moistened with enough rum to spread.
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