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Forgotten Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ginger Paris
Added: Sunday, February 6, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 egg whites
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 c. chopped pecans (optional)
1 6 oz package semisweet chocolate morsels

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Beat egg whites (at room temperature) and cream of tartar at high speed of electric mixer 1 minute.

Gradually add sugar, 1 Tbsp at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar dissolves ( about 2-4 minutes).

Stir in remaining ingredients.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil.
Place in oven, and immediately turn off heat.
Do not open the oven door for at least 8 hours. Carefully peel cookies from foil.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
8 hours or overnight
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Taken to Cameron's violin recital at LC on a clear glass plate with azalea blooms. Makes a pretty presentation.
also good to stir in a little creme de menthe for a pale green cookie or food coloring

 

 

 

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