Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies

Stephen Beerley

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@ChefBeerley



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Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Ingredients

2 large
egg whites, room temperature
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
2/3 c
superfine granulated sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
semisweet chocolate chips or finely chopped semisweet chocolate
1 c
finely chopped walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 .
2
Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
3
In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat egg whites until foamy.
4
Add the cream of tartar and beat until fluffy but not at all dry. (Be careful not to over beat.)
5
Add the sugar gradually, about 3 tablespoons at a time
6
When 1/2 of the sugar has been added, add the vanilla extract.
7
Continue beating and adding remaining sugar in batches, until all of the sugar is dissolved and the meringue is very shiny and tight.
8
Gently fold in the chocolate chips and chopped nuts.
9
Working one teaspoon at a time, push a teaspoon of meringue from the tip of 1 teaspoon with the back of another teaspoon onto the lined baking sheets, leaving 1-inch of space between cookies.
10
Place baking sheets in the preheated oven and turn the oven off.
11
Leave the cookies (undisturbed) in the oven for at least 2 hours and up to overnight, or until cookies are crisp and dry.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy