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Forgotten Kisses

"This meringue cookie sets up overnight. I bake lots of cookies and then end my day by mixing up a batch of these kisses and turning out the light!!"
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Ingredients

servings 70 cals
Original recipe yields 42 servings (7 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Spray cookie sheets with non-stick spray.
  2. Beat egg whites until frothy. Add cream of tartar and salt. Beat until very stiff.
  3. Add sugar slowly by teaspoonful. Beat until glossy.
  4. Fold in vanilla, food coloring, and chips.
  5. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased sheet. Place in oven. turn OFF the oven. Leave til oven is cold. DO NOT OPEN THE DOOR TO PEEK ... THE COOKIES WILL TURN GUMMY!!!

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 70 calories; 2.3 g fat; 12.4 g carbohydrates; 0.8 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 18 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I reduced the sugar to 1 cup, used 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract instead of vanilla, and tinted 1/2 the batter green and 1/2 pink. The batter was very grainy before I put them in the oven all nigh...

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Mine didn't turn out the best. I felt like I had to mix them FOREVER, and then they completely flattened out. They taste pretty good, but are completely flat, crumbly, and grainy.

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I reduced the sugar to 1 cup, used 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract instead of vanilla, and tinted 1/2 the batter green and 1/2 pink. The batter was very grainy before I put them in the oven all nigh...

These are like candy. A little too sweet, but the consistency came out perfect. Takes too much time to add the sugar by teaspoonful. Recommend you have a helper to spoon teaspoons of sugar in...

thank you for this cookie recipe. i been looking for it for years. one onf the cookies that we lost when my grandmother died. its nice to have alittle bit of memaws cookies at every christmas no...

thank you so much for this recipe, my mom-in-law used to make these when my hubby was little, but couldn't remember the recipe. now i can share these with him and our 3 boys, what a great trip d...

i love this recipe! i lost my original so i am so glad it is still here! first of all i read the current reviews and i have to diagree, if you cooki any kind of meringue while it is humid outs...

These are great! This is the best meringue kiss recipe I have ever used. I changed it up a bit and instead of the vanilla I used mint extract and they came out great. :o)

Easy and turn out great. Old family favorite.

Taste exactly like the ones my Nana used to make when I was little. I couldn't beleive how easy this recipe was. And they came out perfect the next morning. Really hard not to peek at them thoug...

fast and easy. make sure the egg whites are whipped until stiff! Melt in your mouth delicious. Try white chocolate chips - YUMMY!