Lime Meringue Kisses Cookie Recipe

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

Adapted from TAMI L. SMITH: Specialty Baker & Contributing Editor to www.baking Try lemon or orange zest.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 250° (F) Cover 2 baking sheets with parchment or foil.
  2. Beat egg whites with salt until soft peaks form. Add sugar very slowly, beating well between additions, until egg whites are stiff but not dry.
  3. Fold in lime zest and vanilla.
  4. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the baking sheets or pipe small kisses with a pastry bag fitted with a 1/2-inch star tip.
  5. Bake until dry, but not brown, 40 to 45 minutes. Cool 2 to 3 minutes before removing from baking sheets.


Most Helpful

I made 2 differant meringue recipes (I wanted red & green) this one and recipe#140150 both turned out great. To this one I added green food coloring and lime oil along with the zest for a stronger lime taste then followed the recipe they turned out great and really looked pretty on the plate. Everyone loved them and though they made a lot, they went fast. Thanks so much for posting.

Bonnie G #2 December 22, 2010

I had three egg whites left over from another recipe so did a quick search and found this recipe so I adjusted accordingly (2 egg whites = 2/3 cup sugar so 3 egg whites = 1 cup sugar). Very easy and they taste just like I thought meringue cookies should. I need to fancy them up a little as others did and whip up another batch for my daughter's bridal shower. These were a "test run." I'll use lemon this next time. Thanks for posting!

HisPixie June 27, 2012

Really good and super easy recipe. They were very swwet as there was very little lime flavoring. I did use lime juice, but still did not taste much lime. I am going to add lime extract next time if I can find it. Otherwise, I will find a different extract to use. I am sure any flavor would be delicious!

GzNKz4evr December 26, 2009

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