Chocolate Kisses for Dieters

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by ellie_

This is a high altitude recipe. Two of these chocolate treats are lower in calories than 1 (4-inch) graham cracker and I would much rather eat CHOCOLATE than a graham cracker! Each cookie is only 22 calories! Recipe source: shopper's newsletter

Top Review by Nif_H

I slightly crushed some corn flakes to use instead of a five-grain cereal because I never did find that cereal! I liked the cocoa and I always like vanilla, but this was kind of missing something. I will try these again and adjust my rating if necessary! Made for PRMR. Thanks ellie_! :)

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Spray a cookie sheet with Pam (non-stick cooking spray).
  3. Sift powdered sugar and cocoa together in a medium sized bowl and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl beat egg whites until frothy.
  5. Add granulated sugar to egg whites one tablespoon at a time, beating well after each addition and continue beating until it is stiff and glossy (meringue).
  6. Beat in vanilla.
  7. Fold cocoa/sugar mixture and cereal flakes into meringue.
  8. Drop meringue onto cookie sheets using 2 teaspoons of meringue per cookie - one inch apart making 28 kisses.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes or until kisses are dry and set.
  10. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes and then remove kisses to a cooling rack to continue cooling.

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