Meringue Cookies

Recipe by Nif_H
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 48 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 14
    teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1
    cup berry sugar (caster sugar)
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • food coloring (look at the green in gailanng's photo!) (optional)
  • 1
    cup sliced almonds, toasted, cooled
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until light and fluffy. Make sure you don't get ANY yolk in it. If you do, start over! Using a metal bowl is best.
  • Gradually add sugar to egg white mixture and continue beating until mixture stands in stiff peaks. Gently fold almonds into meringue with extract and food colouring (optional).
  • Drop meringue by teaspoonful onto lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 300F for 30 minutes. Let cool.
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