Macaroon Meringues

1
Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

These little Meringues are so good. I got this recipe from my Grandma years ago.

These make great holiday cookies.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
3-4 Doz.
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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  • 20
    double soda crackers (40 singles)
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    double acting baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 4
    egg whites ; room temp.
  • 1 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 pkg
    flaked coconut (3.5oz)

How to Make Macaroon Meringues

Step-by-Step

  1. Crush crackers into fine crumbs ; mix in the double acting baking powder ; stir well and set aside.
  2. Place the eggs in a medium bowl and sprinkle the cream of tartar over top the eggs ; Beat the eggs whites until stiff but not dry .
  3. Gradually add the sugar and when you have stiff peaks gradually add the almond extract.
  4. Fold in the cracker crumbs and then the coconut.
  5. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet , 2" apart.
  6. Bake @ 375° for 12 minutes or until browned.
  7. Cool on the cookie sheet away from drafts , once cooled remove to wire rack until the bottom is dry.
  8. Store in an air tight container.

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About Macaroon Meringues

Course/Dish: Cookies, Crackers
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #coconut, #Meringue




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