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Meringue cookies in a pink bowl.

Easy Meringue Cookies

Get ready to create the perfect meringue with only 5 ingredients using this easy meringue cookies recipe. These cookies melt in your mouth!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, dessert, egg whites, meringue
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 75 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 225°F.
  2. Beat egg whites in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until frothy. (If using a freestanding mixer, use the wire whisk attachment.) Add cream of tartar; beat until soft peaks form. Increase speed to medium-high. Add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until sugar is dissolved and stiff peaks form. Beat in extract and food color until well blended. Gently stir in chips, if desired.
  3. Drop by rounded measuring teaspoonfuls about 1 inch apart onto 2 large foil-lined baking sheets sprayed with no-stick cooking spray.
  4. Bake both sheets of meringues at the same time 45 minutes. Turn oven off. Let meringues stand in oven 1 hour or until completely cooled.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Meringue Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.