Almond Meringue Drops
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Almond Meringue Drops

Airy meringue cookies are a guilt-free Christmas treat! Low calorie and easy to bake, you'll make this cookie recipe again and again.

30 min
02 hrs 30 min


4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs (whites only), at room temperature

2 teaspoons almond extract

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 cup sugar

1/4 cup powdered sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 225°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine egg whites, almond extract, and cream of tartar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often,  until soft peaks form. Beat at high speed, gradually adding sugar 2 tablespoons at a time and scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form and sugar is almost dissolved.

  3. STEP 3

    Spoon level tablespoonfuls of meringue, 1 inch apart, onto prepared cookie sheets, using a knife or spatula to remove meringue from spoon. Swirl top of meringue with knife or back of spoon.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 1 hour. Turn off oven.  Let stand in oven 1 hour. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Tip #1

- Substitute cookie sheets lined with aluminum foil which have been sprayed with no-stick cooking spray for parchment-lined cookie sheets.

Tip #2

- It is important to make sure no egg yolk gets into the egg whites. Egg yolk will keep the egg whites from forming stiff peaks.

Tip #3

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0Fat (mg)
0Cholesterol (mg)
0Sodium (mg)
4Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
0Protein (g)


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  December 14, 2012

OH MY !!!!!!! So good and so easy ! The kids, husband and Corgi loved them .

— says Amanda
  April 25, 2010

I've never even tried a meringue before today. They remind me of cotton candy, they melt in your mouth. It took me awhile to form them, I think I'll try putting the batter in a plastic bag and piping them next time.

— says Cindy
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