In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients.
In another bowl, combine the egg and egg whites, brown sugar, molasses and vanilla until smooth.
Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Fold in pecans and currents.
Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Divide dough in half; shape each half into a ball.
On a baking sheet coated with nonstick cooking spray, roll each ball into a 14 inch x 1 1/2 inch rectangle.
Bake at 325°F for 24 -28 minutes or until firm to the touch.
Remove from the oven and reduce the heat to 300°F.
Cool for 5 minutes.
Transfer to a cutting board; cut diagonally with a serrated knife into 1/2 inch slices.
Place cut side down on baking sheets coated with nonstick cooking spray.
Bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
Store in an airtight container.
Yield: 2 1/2 dozen
Posted by G'ma