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Chocolate Meringue Cookies

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Ingredients
  Semi sweet chocolate morsels 3 Ounce
  Egg whites 2 Large (At Room Temperature)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 10 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven moderately to 325°F.

MAKING
2) Set a metal bowl over a pot of simmering water. Add the chocolate and stir to melt it.
3) Take off from heat and keep the chocolate at room temperature to cool.
4) Using an electric mixer, beat egg whites and salt together until frothy.
5) Add cream of tartar and whip the mixture till soft peak forms.
6) Gently add sugar and beat the mixture till stiff peak forms when the beaters are lifted from the bowl.
7) Add cocoa and melted chocolate.
8) On a foil-covered baking sheet drop batter by rounded teaspoonfuls.
9) Place baking sheet in the oven and bake meringues for 13 to 15 minutes till tops have cracked.
10) Let the baking sheet stand for 10 minutes.
11) Using a metal spatula transfer the meringues to a rack to finish cooling.
12) Transfer them in an airtight container for 2 days and freeze for up to 6 months between sheets of wax paper.

SERVING
13) Serve as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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