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Meringue cookies with a surprise inside. A variation of this recipe would be to omit the peppermint extract and add 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans after the stiff peaks form.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
22
Yield:
44 cookies
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Ingredients

22
Original recipe yields 22 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In small bowl, beat egg whites, vanilla, cream of tartar, peppermint extract (if using) and salt till soft peaks form.

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  • Very gradually add sugar; bet till very stiff peaks form. Drop by tablespoon 1 1/2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheet.

  • Press a chocolate kiss into each cookie. With a table knife, bring meringue up over candy.

  • Bake in 275 degree F (140 degrees C) oven for 30 minutes. Immediately move to rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

87 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 14.8g; fat 2.9g; cholesterol 2.1mg; sodium 15.3mg. Full Nutrition
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