CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Forgotten KissesThese holiday treats are crunchy on the outside with a slightly soft center.
By: Herald Staff Report,
These holiday treats are crunchy on the outside with a slightly soft center.
2 egg whites
Few grains of salt
½ teaspoon cream of tartar
¾ cup superfine sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla
Red, green or yellow food coloring
1½ cups chocolate mint chips, chocolate chips or chopped nuts
Preheat oven to 375degrees for at least 15 minutes.
Beat egg whites until frothy. Add salt and cream of tartar and beat until stiff. Add sugar slowly while continuing to beat and mixture becomes glossy. Add vanilla. Divide mixture into thirds. Tint each with one of the colors. Fold into each one a ½cup of chocolate mint chips or any combination of chips and nuts. Drop by spoonful onto a greased cookie sheet. Place in oven and turn oven off immediately. Do not open oven for at least 5 hours.
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