Rating: 4.5 stars
45 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 27
  • 4 star values: 15
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2

These are sometimes called "forgotten cookies" because you make them, put in the warm oven and forget them.

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

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  • In medium bowl, with electric mixer on medium speed, beat egg whites until frothy; add cream of tartar and salt. Beat on high speed until stiff.

  • Beat in sugar 1 tablespoon at a time. Add vanilla and fold in chocolate chips.

  • Drop batter by heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet. Place in oven. Turn oven off; leave cookies in oven 5 hours. Variation: Add food coloring for festive holiday touch: green for Christmas; pink and yellow for Easter, etc.

Nutrition Facts

81 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 14.4g; fat 2.8g; sodium 10.3mg. Full Nutrition
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