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2 ingredient melt in your mouth cookies! (sorta)
these cookies are probably the easiest cookies to make! they may not be the typical cookie but they are ssooo ADDICTING. whenever i make these and give them to people, they disappear in a snap. they're that good.

Posted by Aleisha L. from Milpitas, California, United States • Published See Aleisha L.'s 5 projects »
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  • Step 1

    start off by placing the 3 eggs whites in to a large bowl. using a mixer, beat it till the egg whites have stiff peaks. if you're not sure if it's ready yet, just flip the bowl over and it should stay in place.

  • Step 2

    once you're positive that the meringue has stiff peaks, add the sugar. when adding the sugar, you pour and mix little by little. adding too much or everything at the same time could ruin the cookies' consistency. after adding all 3/4 cups of sugar, the meringue should look glossy.

  • Step 3

    (optional) you can add more flavor by adding vanilla extract or any kind of extract. this part is optional but what i usually do is i kinda eye-ball it and add a cap full of vanilla extract to the meringue. you could even add chocolate chips! do whatever you like haha experiment ;D but make sure you fold in the ingredients into the meringue until the ingredient is no longer visible. DO NOT STIR. folding it keeps it light and airy.

  • How to bake a meringue. Meringue Cookies - Step 4
    Step 4

    now that the meringue is ready, you can start making shapes with the meringue. BEFORE YOU DO, preheat the oven to 225 degrees F. i used a pastry bag but you could use the drop method, too. for those who don't know what the drop method is, its when you scoop with one spoon and use another spoon to drop it in to the pan. use whatever cookie sheet you have and cover it with wax/ parchment paper. WARNING: you might need up to 2 cookie sheets or more

  • Step 5

    the bake time of the cookies really depends. it could be less then an hour or more. to check if its ready, poke a toothpick into the center of one of the cookies and it should come out clean. if not, leave it in there for maybe 15 minutes or so.

  • How to bake a meringue. Meringue Cookies - Step 6
    Step 6

    when they're done baking, the should cleanly pop off of the wax paper! transfer them onto a plate and munch away~

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Phoenix M.
Phoenix M. · 1 project
I followed the recipe but my egg whites never stiffened, only got foamy. I read somewhere else to just add sugar until it was stiff, but the mix was still pretty runny.
I just kept adding a little sugar at a time until it was thick (but still slightly runny).
I just put them in the oven, and all I can do is hope they still turn out edible!
Any idea what I might have done wrong? Maybe there's a piece of yolk I forgot to get out?
Thanks Happy
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Kendall M.
Kendall M. · Independence, Missouri, US
do you think you could use powdered sugar in place of regular sugar?
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Aleisha L.
Aleisha L. · Milpitas, California, US · 5 projects
hmm.. i've never had these problems before. maybe you didn't fold in the extract enough? or maybe you added too much? and for the texture part, it was probably over-cooked. i'm not really sure, sorry :/
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quinn <3
quinn <3 · 11 projects
i must have done this wrong, cuz mine tasted baadd:/ are they supposed to be very crispy and crunch? like turn into a bunch of flakes if u squish it in your hand? i also found that the vanilla leaked right out of the cookiess??
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quinn <3
quinn <3 · 11 projects
is it better with, or without the vanilla?
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Aleisha L.
Aleisha L. · Milpitas, California, US · 5 projects
it really depends on the size of the cookies
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antisocialcatsftw
antisocialcatsftw
yum!!! how many cookies does this make?
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The_Sweets
The_Sweets · Fairborn, Ohio, US · 12 projects
oh my god i made these without the vanilla extract. i couldn't stop eating them!! soooo good
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Aleisha L.
Aleisha L. · Milpitas, California, US · 5 projects
oh sorry! it's 3/4 cups haha
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aneniine
aneniine · 58 projects
Im sorry, but it's 3 cups or 3/4 cups sugar? I guess i just don't get it. Happy
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