Quick Baked Alaska

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Total Time
50 mins
5 mins

Using cookies this is a fun dessert for kids to make on a no-school day. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (November 1986)

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  • 4 mocha chip cookies (recipe#73347) or 4 other flat chocolate chip cookies
  • 1 pint coffee ice cream (or substitute chocolate or vanilla ice cream)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 12 cup sugar


  1. Place cookies on cookie sheet and then top each cookie with a large scoop of ice cream. Freeze at least 30 minutes.
  2. Beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add sugar, beating until stiff and egg whites are shiny.
  3. Spoon meringue into a pastry bag fitted with a large tip.
  4. Pipe meringue over cookies and ice cream, making sure cookie and ice cream is completely covered. Run a spatula around edges to make sure it is sealed. Freeze for at least 15 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  6. Bake for 5 minutes or until golden.
  7. Serve immediately.