Coconut Meringue Cookies Recipe

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Coconut Meringue Cookies

Danielle White

By
@sarcastickle

This recipe came from my mother. She would bake them when I was growing up and they have been my all time favorites for as long as I can remember.
These are a light, flavorful treat that's great anytime of the year.
Please let me know how you like them.


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Serves:

makes 2-3 dozen

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
egg whites (from aprox. 3 lg. eggs)
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
white sugar
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
coconut, unsweetened

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325*
2
Whip egg whites, sugar and salt to a soft peak.
3
Add vanilla and continue beating to stiff peak.
4
Fold in coconut.
5
Drop by spoonfuls onto parchment lined cookie sheet.
6
Bake until to a light pinkish brown.(Yes, they will actually have a pink hue.)Aprox. 10-12 minutes.
As each oven heats differently, check at 8 minutes and again at 2 minute intervals. Do not over bake!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy