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While-You-Sleep Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathie Hansen
Added: Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 egg whites
1/4 tsp. Cream of Tartar
Pinch of Salt
2/3c. Sugar
1tsp. Vanilla
1/4tsp. Almond Extract
1c. Pecans(optional)
3/4c.Chocolate Chips(more if pecans are not used)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat Oven to 350 or use oven following the preparation of a roast.
Beat egg whites until frothy. Add cream of tartar, and pinch of salt. Beat meringue until stiff.
Gradually add: sugar, vanilla, almond extract.When batter is shiny and makes peaks add nuts or chocolate chips. Spoon into small irregular shapes on greased cookie sheet. Place in oven. TURN OVEN OFF. Leave until morning. DON'T PEAK. Store in airtight containers.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes about 40 cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Total time until completed: 8 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The PTC Hansens love Grandmom's meringue cookies. Jeff remembers eating them as a child at Grandmom and PopPop's house. They are one of our favorites anytime of the year.

 

 

 

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