Rating: 4.5 stars
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These are sometimes called "forgotten cookies" because you make them, put in the warm oven and forget them.



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


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

  • 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