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Chocolate-Chip Meringue Cookies

These light and airy cookies make a lovely presentation when piled onto a pedestal.

  • Yield: Makes about 3 dozen

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Winter/Spring 1997


  • 2 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Heat oven to 250 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Beat the egg whites on medium speed until stiff and peaked, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the salt and cream of tartar.

  3. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, and beat until glossy, about 5 minutes. Fold in vanilla and chocolate chips.

  4. Spoon heaping teaspoon of mixture onto parchment. Bake about 25 minutes, or until cookies just begin to brown.


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