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Slow-Baked Chocolate-Filled Meringue Sandwich Cookie

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Ingredients
  Milk chocolate chips 4 Ounce (You May Use Any Type Of Chocolate)
  Egg whites 3
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon (Dash)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a large mixing bowl, place 3 egg whites, ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar, 1 ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract, and a dash of salt. Beat on high speed with an electric mixer until foamy. Gradually add sugar, continually beating until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Spoon the mixture into a zip-lock plastic bag. Snip one bottom corner of the bag to make a hole that is 1-inch across. Pipe mixture into 1 ¼-inch mounds onto a parchment paper-lined baking pan. Bake at 200 degrees (F) for 2 hours. Remove from oven and cool completely (about 30 minutes). When meringue mounds are cooled completely, place 4 ounces of milk chocolate chips in the top of a double boiler. Bring the water below to a boil and stir chocolate constantly until melted. Turn off heat. Spread a thin layer of melted milk chocolate onto half of the flat sides of the meringue mounds. Gently press flat sides of remaining half of meringue rounds onto chocolate-covered side of meringue mounds. Let stand until chocolate is set (about an hour). Place Chocolate-Filled Meringue Sandwich Cookies on a nice serving tray. These are a great treat for a party. With the Playoffs and Super Bowl games coming up, this is a sweet treat that you might like to serve. It is quick, easy, and impressive. It is wonderful for any get-together or just for a comfort snack at home. Enjoy!!! --Betty

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes
Servings: 
10
When looking to wow your special someone, you can't go wrong with a recipe like this. This light-as-air meringue cookie make the ultimate show-off in tea parties or family get together. Just follow Betty's recipe of this slow-baked, crisp meringue cookie and get treating everyone. It's so sumptuous that they will disappear even before you come for the second.

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