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

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

  • 1Crush crackers into fine crumbs ; mix in the double acting baking powder ; stir well and set aside.
  • 2Place 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 .
  • 3Gradually add the sugar and when you have stiff peaks gradually add the almond extract.
  • 4Fold in the cracker crumbs and then the coconut.
  • 5Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet , 2" apart.
  • 6Bake @ 375° for 12 minutes or until browned.
  • 7Cool on the cookie sheet away from drafts , once cooled remove to wire rack until the bottom is dry.
  • 8Store 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