Kelly's ultralite chocolate chip clouds
  • Cooking Time: 45
  • Servings: 36
  • Preparation Time: 20
  • 4 egg whites at room temperature
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1 1/2 t vanilla
  • 3/4 c vanilla sugar
  • 12 oz shaved semi sweet chocolate
  1. In a mixer, beat egg whites on medium speed until frothy for about 2 minutes
  2. Increase speed to high and mix until stiff peaks form
  3. Reduce speed, and slowly add vanilla and sugar
  4. Continue to mix until glossy peaks are achieved, about 2 minutes
  5. Very gently fold in chocolate shavings
  6. Drop tablespoonful size onto parchment lined cookie sheets
  7. Bake at 250 degrees for 45 minutes
These are from a family friend who calls them chocolate cookies, but they are really egg white meringue cookies - some of my favorite kind of cookies! The real key is in making sure the egg whites are whipped correctly and treated right after you get them there!