Forgotten Cookies II

Forgotten Cookies II


"Easy to make. Just mix them and put in the oven and forget them for 5 to 6 hours. I do them at night and leave them all night in the oven."


5 h 50 m servings 62 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 62 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.4 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 41 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  2. In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites and salt until foamy. Gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until whites form stiff peaks. Fold in the vanilla and chocolate chips. Add peanuts if desired. Spoon onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Place the cookies into the preheated oven, shut the door and turn off the oven immediately. Let cookies sit in the turned off oven for 5 to 6 hours or overnight.
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  1. 61 Ratings


Someone please help me out. I followed the recipe and the directions exactly and in the morning the cookies were still soft. Plus they stuck to the foil paper. Maybe I should have greased it? Sh...

Great recipe, easy to follow. I was raised on it without the chocolate chips or nuts...just as a meringue. For the reviewer who had to turn her oven back your oven gas? If so, that's ...

They came out literally, just like the picture! I doubled the recipe in my 5 quart kitchen aid mixer just fine. I was baking them for a breast cancer awareness fundraiser so I used red food co...

I have made a version of this for years. For the person who it did not work out right for her is my suggestion...First I grease and flour the cookie sheet(they will come right off@) When you p...

When making the meringue, I recommend adding about 1/8 teaspoon of cream of tartar and adding in the sugar gradually until it dissolves in the egg white mixture. Instead of using chocolate chip...

I've made these cookies before. I like to experiment with meringue cookies; I've gotten away with a dried cranberry and almond meringue before! I also alwas add food coloring, just to make them ...

This is one of my favorite holiday recipies. However, I make my cookies with milk chocolate chips and pecans. Anytime I make these cookies I get multiple requests for the recipie.

I made this and took them to a party and everyone raved about them! They were pretty easy to make also - just be sure to mix longer than you probably think you should.

Waste of calories! Followed instructions and they came out like ...thanks for the disappointment!