Meringue Christmas Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 25
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 41.2
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g

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Number of Servings: 25


    2 Egg Whites, beaten very stiff
    1/2 cup sugar, gradually added
    1/2 t mint flavoring or almond extract
    1/2 c. chocolate chips
    1/4 cup chopped pecans
    food coloring


Preheat oven to 350
Beat eggs till very stiff
(NOTE: Flavorings not listed in Spark ingredient list)
Gradually add sugar
Fold in last 3 ingredients.
Also add food coloring in red or green.
Cover cookie sheets with aluminum foil.
Drop rounded tsp. slightly apart.
Put in oven and TURN OFF the heat.
Leave in closed oven at least 2 hours or overnight to dry up the cookies.

Number of Servings: 25

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JRFDALTON.

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe! Very clear directions. I tried it with Splenda blend and it came out great! This recipe has lots of possible variations. I tried it with coconut extract and some unsweetened coconut. I can see this cookie being a big hit for dessert day at work, where everyone is always on a diet. - 2/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I love meringues! I usually make mine plain or with a bit of crushed candy cane though. I also like to pipe them in the shape of "kisses" with a pastry bag and sprinkle with colored sugar. - 12/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I love these cookies. They are easy and definitely help you stay away from fats. I use 1/8 t cream of tartar and 1/8 t of salt. I'll be making these forever! - 1/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    These are the biggest hit of all my holiday cookies - and one of the EASIEST meringue recipes out there! I substituted a little bit of beet juice instead of food coloring. Made a nice light pink cookie. - 12/15/07

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    First time I made meringue cookies, and I am hooked! I didn't use the peppermint extract though. They are light, sweet, and definitely help me with my chocolate/sweet fix of the day! Thanks! - 12/20/08

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