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Gluten-Free Mint Chocolate Chip Meringues

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 26 hr 35 min
  • Servings 24

Mint adds a distinctive flavor to these chocolate chip meringues cookies – perfect for dessert. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
egg whites
1/4
teaspoon cream of tartar
1/3
cup sugar
1/4
teaspoon spearmint extract
4
drops green food color
1 1/2
cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips
2
teaspoons shortening

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 200°F. Line 2 large cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar with electric mixer on low speed until foamy. Gradually add sugar, beating on high speed just until stiff peaks form. Beat in spearmint extract and food color. Fold in 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips. Onto cookie sheets, drop meringue by tablespoonfuls about 1 inch apart. Bake 2 hours. Turn oven off; let meringues stay in oven with door closed overnight.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave shortening and remaining 1 cup chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and chips can be stirred smooth. Dip bottom of each cookie into melted chocolate. Return to cookie sheets; let stand 2 hours until chocolate is set. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
5mg
0%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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