Coconut Meringue Cookies

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“I saw this recipe and thought that it was simple and easy. Also that is was very low in fat and low in calories. These make great treats for children.”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 large egg whites
  • 14 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 14 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 14 teaspoon almond extract
  • 14 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons baking cocoa


  1. Beat together egg whites, cream of tartar, coconut, almond, and vanilla extracts, and salt.
  2. Gradually beat in sugar 2 tablespoons at a time.
  3. Beat until stiff peaks form.
  4. Sift 1/4 cup of cocoa over mixture and fold together.
  5. Place in a heavy duty resealable bag and cut a small hole in the corner.
  6. Pipe 2-inch circles on a baking sheet, and bake for 50-60 minutes at 250°F.
  7. Let sit in the oven for 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Then sprinkle with remaining cocoa.

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