November 20, 2011
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"These little clouds of meringue are sweet and have a crunch to them. Just a small bite of happiness to end a meal or to add to a cookie tray. The "forgotten" refers to leaving them in the oven until it cools, and the original recipe said to just leave them there overnight."
- Serving Size: 1 (30 g)
- Calories 154.9
- Total Fat - 10.4 g
- Saturated Fat - 1.3 g
- Cholesterol - 0.5 mg
- Sodium - 16.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 15.1 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0.9 g
- Sugars - 8.7 g
- Protein - 2.6 g
- Calcium - 19.7 mg
- Iron - 0.6 mg
- Vitamin C - 0.3 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and grease a cookie sheet or line with parchment or foil.
Beat egg whites to stiff peak stage. When you lift the beaters, the meringue will stand in peaks.
Add sugar slowly, beating to combine, and beat again until glossy and stiff, adding vanilla at the end.
Gently fold in the pecans or the chocolate chips (or both)
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the greased or lined cookie sheet.
Place in the preheated oven and immediately turn the oven off.
Leave them in until the oven cools completely.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.