Almond Merinque Cookies

Almond Merinque Cookies

Ingredients: 

4
Egg White
1/2
cup
Granulated Sugar
1/2
cup
Powdered Sugar
1/4
tsp
Cream Of Tartar
2
1/2
tsp
Almond Extract

Recipe Instructions: 

  • Heat oven to 250 degrees.   Bake for 30 min @ 250 degrees, then lower temp to 200 degrees for remaining time.  The goal is to gradually bake all the moisture out of the cookies.
  • Whip egg whites until fluffy, then add Cream of Tartar.
  • Combine sugars, and gradually add sugar to egg whites.   This will take about 5 minutes; continue whipping until there are stiff peaks then add Almond Extract.
  • Pipe onto lined baking sheet and bake for a total of 1.5 to 2 hours.  Cookies should have a slightly firm outer shell.  Turn off oven and leave cookies in oven for several hours.
  • Store in an air tight container or ziplock bag.

 

Submitted By: Virginia Tavenner

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