Delicious and Easy Meringue Cookies

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Easy Meringue cookies or also called "suspiros" in Spanish. These are very light cookies made with egg whites and sugar. Very crunchy, airy and delicious!.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 300°F
  2. Blend egg whites, sugar, and salt in a heatproof bowl on top of double boiler.
  3. Place over boiling water; be careful not to touch the bowl with the water.
  4. Beat with whisk, scraping bottom and side of pan occasionally, until sugar is completely dissolved.
  5. Transfer to stand electric mixer and beat until soft peaks form.
  6. Add lemon zest(i like lemon zest to cut little the sweetness) and beat until stiff peaks form.
  7. Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls onto 2 lightly greased baking sheets or use a pastry bag fitted with a star tip.
  8. Bake 45 to 60 minutes or until hard at touch, do not let get it brown.
  9. Immediately remove from baking sheet and place in cookie rack to cool.
  10. Place in air-tight container.