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Coconut Meringue Cookies

Recipe Information

Servings 20
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Total Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Coconut; Eggs
Category Fruit; Eggs
Meal Lunch; Dinner; Snack
Type Dessert
Cuisine American; French; Italian
Cook Method Baking
Diet Diabetes Meal Plan; Gluten Free; Heart Healthy; Low Calorie; Low Carb; Low Cholesterol; Low Fat; Low Sodium; Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sweetened coconut, shredded

  • 2 egg whites 

  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Dash of salt

  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar 

  • Cooking spray 

 

Directions

  • Set the temperature of the oven to 325�F.

  • Place the egg whites and salt in a bowl and beat with a hand mixer until a soft peak forms. Slowly add the sugar into mixture and continue beating until peaks are hard and shiny.

  • Fold the coconut into the mixture. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Take 1 teaspoon of the mixture and place onto the baking sheet. Make sure each teaspoon is rounded like a cookie. Repeat until baking sheet is full.

  • Put the cookies in the oven for 18-20 minutes or until cooked and light brown. The cookies should be soft in the middle. The cookies can be served immediately while still warm or after they have cooled.

 

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 51 cal

  • Total fat: 2g

  • Saturated fat: 2g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 0g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 14mg

  • Potassium: 18mg

  • Carbohydrate: 8g

  • Fiber: 0g

  • Protein: 1g