Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Mrs. Murray's Foods Class 2004.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 egg whites
  • 18 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon mint extract or 14 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 34 cup sugar
  • grated unsweetened chocolate (optional) or food coloring (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Separate two eggs. Make sureyou do not get any yolk in the whites.
  4. Beat the egg white in a large bowl with an electric beater on medium speed until foamy.
  5. Add cream of tartar, salt and vanilla (or mint) and beat until soft peaks form.
  6. Beat on high speed adding sugar 1 teaspoon at a time until stiff peaks form. (Add chocolate or coloring at this point).
  7. Drop by teaspoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheet.
  8. Bake 20 minutes until lightly browned. Cool two minutes. Move cookies to a wire rack.


Most Helpful

I used to make these all the time when I was a teenager. This is the recipe I used, but I got it from a recipe club. I liked to add cinnamon to my vanilla ones.

Momma Zakaria October 11, 2011

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