Coconut Meringues17 Reviews
“Very good if you like meringue stuff!” - by Emily
Original recipe yields 2 dozen
- Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
- In small bowl with mixer at high speed, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Beating at high speed, gradually sprinkle in sugar, 2 Tablespoons at a time, beating until sugar is completely dissolved. (Whites should stand in stiff glossy peaks.) With rubber spatula, fold in coconut and extract until mixed.
- Drop mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls onto large cookie sheet, about 1 inch apart.
- Bake 1 hour or until dry. Remove to rack to cool.
Amount Per Serving (12 total)
- 39 cal
- 0.4 g
- < 1%
- 8.3 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (17)Rate This Recipe
"This is a very easy recipe and a good way to use up "leftover" egg whites! I doubled the recipe and used unsweetend coconut flakes. The coconut gives the meringues more flavor and makes it more dense ..." See morethan the regular light and airy meringues. I tinted it blue - we call them meringue clouds. They just melt in your mouth!!"
"This was my first time making meringue, and it turned out perfect! I beat it until the egg white mix didn't slide around in the bowl when I tipped it- took about 15 minutes on med-high. I did not ad..." See mored the almond extract. They were a bit too sweet, next time I will use only 1/2 cup powdered sugar, or make sure I use unsweetened coconut. I will also double the recipe, because 12 of these was not enough! My kids called them "cloud cookies", I will definitely make them again and again! Thanks for such a fun recipe! "
"Easy & Good! Bonus is these goodies won't derail your diet at the holidays.... I made a few batches and experimented with different extracts but the coconut ones were by far my favorite! I added 2 dro..." See moreps of green food coloring with the extract. I think next time I might tint the coconut RED and the meringues Green... very festive! One more tip- instead of dropping them by teaspoons I put it in a Qt size ziplock bag and cut the tip and piped them on so I could add a slight swirl- they turned out great and look pretty- see picture"
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