Mimi's Sleep-tight Cookies

Mimi's Sleep-tight Cookies Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Karla Harkins


This is a good recipe for the holidays.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
5 Hr


  • 4 large
    egg whites
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 12 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate chips

How to Make Mimi's Sleep-tight Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Butter cookie sheets. This is an old recipe, I have updated, using parchment paper here.
  2. In large bowl, making sure there is no greasy residue to keep eggs from whipping, beat egg whites, sugar, salt, white vinegar and vanilla until egg whites are stiff.
  3. Gently fold in nuts and chocolate chips. Drop mixture by teaspoonsful onto prepared cookie sheets. Put cookie sheets in oven and turn oven OFF. DO NOT OPEN for at least 5 hours, or overnight.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mimi's Sleep-tight Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

The History Of Cookies Recipe

The History of Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Who doesn’t love a cookie? They are a staple at bake sales and the perfect accompaniment to a cup of coffee or tea. We thought it would be fun to...

Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

An easy and versatile cake mix cookies recipe that will become your go-to cookie recipe! Click here for the Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies recipe!

C Is For Cookie Recipes Everyone Will Want To Eat

C is for Cookie Recipes Everyone Will Want to Eat

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Let's chat cookies. From chocolate chip to sugar and cream filled, they're a dunkable treat that can't be beat. Here are 14 cookie recipes that'll quickly become a family favorite....