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Black and White Meringue Cookies | www.diethood.com | Sweet, light and crisp, these Meringue Cookies are so wonderful and so delicious, they practically melt in your mouth!

Black and White Meringue Cookies

Katerina | Diethood
Black and White Meringue Cookies are sweet, light and crisp! This easy cookie recipe is so so delicious, the cookies practically melt in your mouth!
Servings : 24
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 20 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE COOKIES
  • 2 large egg whites , at room temperature
  • 1/2- teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2- cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
FOR THE CHOCOLATE
  • 1/4- cup dark chocolate chips , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Instructions
 

FOR THE COOKIES
  • Preheat oven to 200F.
  • Arrange two oven racks to divide oven in thirds.
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Place egg whites in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until foamy.
  • Add cream of tartar and continue to beat until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until egg whites are shiny and stiff peaks form. DO NOT overbeat.
  • Add vanilla and beat until incorporated.
  • Pipe or spoon 24 (2-inch-round) mounds onto previously prepared baking sheets.
  • Place in oven and bake for 2 hours, rotating pans halfway through cooking.
  • Turn oven off and Cool meringues in oven 40 minutes to 1 hour. (Meringues are done when surface is dry and meringues can be removed from paper without sticking to fingers.)
  • Remove from oven and carefully remove meringues from paper.
FOR THE CHOCOLATE
  • Combine chopped chocolate chips and vegetable oil in a small microwave-safe bowl.
  • Melt chocolate in the microwave for 40 seconds to 1 minute, or until melted and smooth.
  • Dip half of each cookie in melted chocolate.
  • Let any excess chocolate drip off before placing on a baking sheet lined with wax paper.
  • Allow to set at room temperature; do not put in the fridge.
  • Once set, serve or store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 33 kcal | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Protein: 0 g | Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 6 mg | Potassium: 26 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 4 g | Calcium: 6 mg | Iron: 0 mg | Net Carbs: 5 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: meringue cookies, meringue cookies chocolate, meringue cookies recipe