Coconut Meringue Cookies

Coconut Meringue Cookies Recipe

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Danielle White


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.

★★★★★ 2 votes
makes 2-3 dozen
30 Min
15 Min


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

How to Make Coconut Meringue Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 325*
  • 2Whip egg whites, sugar and salt to a soft peak.
  • 3Add vanilla and continue beating to stiff peak.
  • 4Fold in coconut.
  • 5Drop by spoonfuls onto parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • 6Bake 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!

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About Coconut Meringue Cookies

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

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