Meringue Surprises

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The surprise is the chocolate chips!  These melt in your mouth.  This recipe was passed down to me from my mother.  They are just as popular now as then! These cookies are WOW worthy. They are easy to make but to require patience to bake slow and low.

Meringue Surprises

Recipe by Jane BruceCourse: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 egg whites

  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 1 t vanilla extract

  • 3/4 cup white (granulated) sugar

  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or silicone mats to prevent sticking
  • Beat egg whites until foamy. Add salt and cream of tartar. Beat until soft peaks form. Add sugar, one tablespoon at a time. Continue beating until mixture is glossy and forms stiff peaks. Fold in vanilla extract and chocolate chips.
  • Using a rounded spoon or cookie scoop, drop by spoonful on prepared pan. (Cookies will not spread while baking.) Bake at 300 degrees for 20 – 25 minutes. They should only be lightly browned. Makes about 24 cookies

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One thought on “Meringue Surprises

  1. OMG – I have to try these. I love recipes that are passed down from family members!! Thanks for sharing. Can’t wait to make these.

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