Air or Meringue Cookies

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Title: Air or Meringue Cookies
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Cookies, Low-Fat


3 Egg whites
1/4 ts Cream of tartar
3/4 c Sugar
3 tb Cocoa

1. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar in large mixing bowl until
foamy. 2. Add sugar, 1 T. at a time. Beat at hightest speed until
stiff and glossy. Do NOT underbeat. Remove 3/4 c. meringue to small
mixing bowl; set aside. 3. Stir cocoa into meringue in large mixing
bowl until thoroughly combined. Drop cocoa flavored meringue by level
measuring tablespoon, about 1 1/2 inches apart, onto aluminum foil
lined baking sheets. Make small indentation in center of each with
top of teaspoon. 4. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon reserved plain meringue into
each indentation. Bake at 275 degrees for 25 minutes. Turn off oven;
leave meringues in oven with door closed for 1 hour. Remove from
oven. Cool completely. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #249

Date: Wed, 11 Sep 1996 17:28:56 -0400