Soldiers Kisses12 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 40 min
- Ready In: 2 hr
“These cookies are so good and so easy to make! They are a favorite of ours. The recipe came from the WWII era. They were made by my great-grandmother.” - by p.d.miles
Original recipe yields 2 dozen cookies
- Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Beat the egg whites with an electric mixer until light and frothy; beat in sugar, about 1 tablespoon at a time, until incorporated. Continue beating until the mixture is thick and shiny, 1 to 2 more minutes. Lightly fold in the walnuts. Drop by heaping teaspoonful onto the prepared baking sheet.
- Bake until dry to the touch, about 40 minutes. Cool thoroughly.
Amount Per Serving (24 total)
- 100 cal
- 6.4 g
- 10.3 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (12)Rate This Recipe
"After reading about all of these Navy inspired dishes, I was ready for a soldiers kiss! : ) These were so simple and so good! I did half the recipe to try them out. I had to beat the egg white about 3..." See more-4 minutes during each time to get to the correct consistency. I used pre-chopped walnuts from the bag and a 1 Tablespoon cookie scoop to make level even-sized cookies, so they dried at the same time in the oven. I got 15 with half the recipe. When done, they will be slightly cracked on top. Mine took exactly the 40 minutes. Wait until slightly cool and slide a thin spatula under them to avoid any breaking. These were like little merengue cookies, but improved with the brown sugar. They were eaten up quite quickly."
"So easy and tasty! I've never made a meringue cookie, but saw this, had the ingredients on hand, and just had to make it! The outside was crisp and chewy, the inside light and airy. I put them in for ..." See more35 minutes to begin with, the tops were dry, but the insides were still wet. I put them back in for the remaining 5 minutes, and they turned out perfect! These will definitely be made again- and soon!"
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