Low Fat Lemon Meringue Cookies

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by KitchenCraftsnMore

From "Good Morning America's Cut the Calories Cookbook". This is a FAT FREE meringue treat that anyone can enjoy!

Top Review by Nikoma

Just what I was looking for. As far as taste these are perfect! But mine didn't dry all the way through useing this method.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Line two baking sheets with baking parchment and set aside.
  3. Beat egg whites and salt in small bowl at high electric-mixer speed until frothy.
  4. With mixer still at high speed, add sugar gradually and continue beating until meringue peaks stiffly (about 4 minutes).
  5. Beat in vanilla, then by hand fold in lemon zest.
  6. Drop meringue from rounded teaspoon onto prepared baking sheets, spacing 2-inches apart.
  7. Set in oven, immediately turn oven off, and let cookies remain in the oven for 2 hours (you can leave them in overnight) Peel meringue off parchment and store in airtight container.

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