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Mint Chocolate Chip Meringues

Per Serving

Mint Chocolate Chip Meringues

Makes: 15 (30 cookies)
Serving Size: 2 cookies
Calories 70
Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 12 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg (without added salt)
Protein 1 g
Choices: Carbohydrate 1
  • Makes: 15 (30 cookies)
  • Serving Size: 2 cookies
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Cooling Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

3 egg whites
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
pinch salt
3/4 cup sugar
3 Tbsp. unsweetened or Dutch process cocoa
1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
3/4 tsp. peppermint extract
5 very finely crushed sugar-free peppermint candies

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 250ºF.
  2. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Beat the egg whites, cream of tartar, and salt with an electric mixer on high until foamy.
  4. Combine the sugar and cocoa. Gradually add the cocoa mixture to the egg whites, and beat until stiff peaks form. Gently fold in the chocolate chips, peppermint extract, and crushed candies.
  5. Spoon the mixture into a pastry bag fitted with a 1/2-inch round tip.
  6. Pipe 30 cookies, 1/4 inch apart, on the prepared baking sheet.
  7. Bake the cookies for 1 1/2 hours. Turn the oven off, and let the cookies cool in the oven for 1 hour. Store in a tightly sealed container.
 
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