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chocolate meringue cookies

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
JoSele Swopes

I used to make these for my dad he loved any kind of I would make these special for him...These are low fat, low calorie, low carb...They remind me of a cloud so light and fluffy...They just melt in your mouth

(2 ratings)
yield 50 cookies
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients For chocolate meringue cookies

  • 6 lg
    egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    unsweetened chocolate cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cinnamon

How To Make chocolate meringue cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 250* Line cookie sheets with parchment paper prevent the cookies from sticking.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, combine the 1/4 cup cocoa and sugar together, set aside.
  • 3
    In a large bowl using your electric mixer, beat egg whites until frothy. While beating to the frothy stage, add salt, cream of tartar, and vanilla extract. After reaching the frothy stage, add the cocoa/sugar mixture (1 Tbsp at a time) while continuing beating until the egg whites are stiff and glossy.
  • 4
    Drop batter by Tbsp onto prepared cookie sheets about(1-inch apart).
  • 5
    In a small bowl, combine the remaining 1 tsp cocoa and cinnamon. Using a sieve or a sifter, sprinkle mixture over the non-baked cookies.
  • 6
    Bake 90 minutes, turn off the oven, open the door slightly, and allow cookies to cool in the oven. Remove from oven and store in a tightly covered (airtight) container. Makes 50 cookies.

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