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Meringue Cookies Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cookie
    • Calories: 29
    • Fat: 0
    • Saturated Fat: 0
    • Cholesterol: 0
    • Sodium: 9mg
    • Carbohydrates: 7g
    • Fiber: 0
    • Protein: 1g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Meringue Cookies Recipe Video

Heart Healthy Recipe Diabetes Recipe Gluten Free Recipe

These festive fat-free cookies dress up your dessert tray, and they're good for you. A sweet treat that everyone can eat, these diabetic cookies are gluten free, too.

Ingredients

    • 4 egg whites
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
    • Food coloring, nuts or dark chocolate chips, optional

Preparation

    • Preheat oven to 200°.
    • With a hand mixer, beat egg whites until frothy. Mix in sugars until stiff peaks start to form. Do not over mix.
    • Tint with food coloring if desired, or add nuts or dark chocolate chips and fold in gently.
    • Transfer dough to a pastry bag fitted with a fluted tip and pipe meringues 2 inches apart onto a baking sheet (or use 2 spoons to drop mounds of meringue onto baking sheet). Bake in oven for 2 hours. Turn off oven, but do not remove cookies. Leave in oven for at least 2 hours, or overnight (do not open oven door).
    • Store in an airtight container.
Yield: 24 cookies

Nut Allergy: If you have an allergy to nuts or nut products, read the packaging, labels, warnings and directions for all ingredients in this recipe to determine whether the non-nut ingredients in this recipe were manufactured in a plant that processes nut products. We recommend that you do not solely rely on our information. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer.

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Review Date: February 26, 2013
Reviewed By: Christina D. Wright, RD, LDN, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
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