Coconut Meringue Cookies

Coconut Meringue Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 52.7
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 20.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 0.6 g

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These are light, fluffy and only about 50 calories each! These are light, fluffy and only about 50 calories each!
Number of Servings: 20


    1-1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
    2 egg whites
    1/4 tsp vanilla extract
    Dash of salt
    2/3 cup granulated sugar


Beat egg whites and dash of salt until soft peaks form. Gradually add in sugar while beating until peaks are stiff and glossy.
Fold in coconut.
Drop by rounded teaspoon onto greased baking sheet.
Bake at 325*F 18-20 minutes until set and very slightly browned.
Center will still be soft.

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  • Incredible!
    103 of 104 people found this review helpful
    These are easy and delicious! I substituted no calorie sugar (Erythritol) instead of the real thing. I got 21 nice size cookies @ 26 calories each. I did chill the bowl and beaters plus turned the oven off when cookies were browned and left them in for a couple of hours. - 12/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    48 of 53 people found this review helpful
    This is a great treat! I have made them a little different by sprinkling dry (flavored, sugar-free) gelatin powder on top of them before putting into the oven. Rasperberry gelatin has been favorite at our house - - 6/16/09

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  • Very Good
    42 of 44 people found this review helpful
    These are great. I followed the recipe except I baked them for 15 minutes then turned the oven off and let them sit for 2-3 minutes. Also, make sure you grease the pan well because they will stick. I can't wait for my friends to try them tonight. Thanks for sharing! - 4/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    41 of 43 people found this review helpful
    Awesome! For a chocolate fix, add 1 TBSP of cocoa powder (adds 1 calorie per cookie). Also, instead of regular coconut, I toasted it before adding to the mix. These are great. I agree about the cooking spray - get them off the tray quickly too. - 8/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    39 of 42 people found this review helpful
    These are fantastic.... I also used almond instead of vanilla and used splenda instead of sugar. - 4/3/09

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