Meringue Kisses I

Meringue Kisses I


"These are sometimes called "forgotten cookies" because you make them, put in the warm oven and forget them."


servings 81 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 81 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 43 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In medium bowl, with electric mixer on medium speed, beat egg whites until frothy; add cream of tartar and salt. Beat on high speed until stiff.
  3. Beat in sugar 1 tablespoon at a time. Add vanilla and fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Drop batter by heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet. Place in oven. Turn oven off; leave cookies in oven 5 hours. Variation: Add food coloring for festive holiday touch: green for Christmas; pink and yellow for Easter, etc.
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  1. 41 Ratings


For a diet freindly version I used Splenda instead of sugar, left out the chocolate and added 1/2 cup chopped walnuts....taste great, less guilt! Thank you for sharing!

I think this recipe is really great because it doesn't require very many ingredients and most of which can be found even in a poorly stocked kitchen. The recipe makes plenty so you can share wit...

Easy and fabulous. I used 2 tips I found in a review here: I used a piping bag to put the meringues on the baking sheet, and I put them in the turned-off 350 degree for a half-hour and then bake...

after a frustrating flavorless and unattractive batch of meringue from a martha stewart magazine - i turned to all recipes (when am i gonna learn to just come here first - i always do that!) and...

This was really good! They were gone fast! I did not use chocolate chips, and I replaced the vanilla with honey. Everything else was kept the same.

These are easy and tasty! I made a double batch the first time and it filled 4 cookie sheets and a pizza pan! I used half vanilla and half almond extract, crushed the chocolate chips and cooke...

I followed the recipe perfectly but these came out of the oven looking very much like when they went in. They were white and shiny with a very chewy texture and I didn't care for the taste. I ...

I've heard of pie meringues using cream of tartar, but never have used it for just simple meringues. It's unnecessary as long as you have your sugar to egg white ratio correct, add the sugar slo...

These meringue kisses are GREAT! They do not turn out dry like many other meringue cookie recipes or store-bought meringue cookies. I use mini chocolate chips. My family loves coconut, so I a...