These meringue cookies are light, minty and easy to make! Definitely a great way to change-up the assortment of traditional cookies. These Midnight Mint Meringue Cookies were brought to our Cookie Swap 2013!
Midnight Mint Meringue Cookies
- 2 egg whites
- 1/2 teaspoon Cream of Tartar
- Pinch of salt
- 1/4 teaspoon of Mint Extract (can be decreased according to taste)
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1-2 cups of chocolate chips, mint chocolate chips, or Andes mint pieces
- green food coloring
Preheat oven to 375 for 15 minutes.
Beat egg whites, Cream of Tartar, salt and food coloring until stiff.
Fold in sugar, mint and chocolate chips.
Place sheet of wax paper on cookie sheets. Drop by the spoonful onto cookie sheets.
Turn off oven and place cookie sheets in oven overnight. DO NOT OPEN OVEN for at least 6 hours for best results!