|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chocolate pieces||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Peppermint extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Beat egg whites until foamy.
Add salt and cream of tartar; beat until stiff peaks form.
Add sugar, two tablespoons at a time; beat until glossy.
Fold in chocolate pieces and peppermint extract.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets covered with heavy ungreased paper.
Bake at 300 degrees for 25 minutes.
Cool before removing from paper.
Yield: 2 1/2 dozen cookies.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1604 Calories from Fat 593
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 68 g104.3%
Saturated Fat 42.3 g211.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 338.8 mg14.1%
Total Carbohydrates 254 g84.6%
Dietary Fiber 0 g0%
Sugars 236.4 g
Protein 6 g12.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium 0.5% Iron 0.45%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet