Meringue Kisses III

Meringue Kisses III


"When my brother got married last May, my mother made sure to give his bride a copy of this recipe. Any flavor of gelatin may be used in this recipe. They're light, airy and if you use a citrus flavored gelatin they have a refreshing tang."


1 h 5 m servings 63 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 63 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.1 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 22 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (125 degrees C). Line baking sheets with brown paper.
  2. In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add sugar, salt, and gelatin, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form. Fold in vinegar and chocolate chips if desired. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, then turn the oven off and leave cookies in for an additional 20 minutes or until they dry out. Cool completely before removing from the paper.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I made a double batch of these tonight with a lemon gelatin, they are so good, I definetly think they will be a favorite to make many times at our house:) I did not have any white vinager but...

Forget the vinegar! I only used half the vinegar called for in this recipe and they still tasted of it!

These are great. I had been buying meringue cookies at the grocery store for $5 a package--these are so much cheaper to make and taste a lot better!! I suggest making them before bed and leaving...

I've been looking for my Mom's recipe for these! She used to use cherry Jello and made half with maraschino cherry bits and half with mini chocolate chips. Same recipe right down to using brown ...

I left out the vinegar based on the other reviews, but they turned out way too sweet for our liking. My 5 year old wouldn't even eat them. My 2 year old devoured them, though, so I guess it's al...

Omitted the vinegar...but...otherwise prepared the recipe as directed. Used strawberry jello...They were so pretty and so good.

I made 2 batches of these cookies. One lime and one raspberry. The lime ones turned out good with a nice light flavor but the raspberry ones were heavy. Both were salty and neither took 20 minut...

I have made these for at least 20 years. They are always requested at Christmas as a family favorite. Now my daughter makes them for her children. Keep the baking temp at 250 or they will brown....

Great stuff! I used cherry gelatin and omitted the vinegar...they were great on the Valentine's Day treat table.