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chocolate chip meringue cookies

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Stephen Beerley
Philadelphia, PA
(3 ratings)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For chocolate chip meringue cookies

  • 2 lg
    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

How To Make chocolate chip meringue cookies

  • 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.

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