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Meringue Cookies Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cookie
    • Calories: 29
    • Fat: 0
    • Saturated Fat: 0
    • Cholesterol: 0
    • Sodium: 9mg
    • Carbohydrates: 7g
    • Fiber: 0
    • Protein: 1g
    • Sugar: 7g

* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe's nutritional content

Meringue Cookies Recipe Video

Heart Healthy Recipe Diabetes Recipe Gluten Free Recipe

These festive fat-free cookies dress up your dessert tray, and they're good for you. A sweet treat that everyone can eat, these diabetic cookies are gluten free, too.


    • 4 egg whites
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
    • Food coloring, nuts or dark chocolate chips, optional


    • Preheat oven to 200°.
    • With a hand mixer, beat egg whites until frothy. Mix in sugars until stiff peaks start to form. Do not over mix.
    • Tint with food coloring if desired, or add nuts or dark chocolate chips and fold in gently.
    • Transfer dough to a pastry bag fitted with a fluted tip and pipe meringues 2 inches apart onto a baking sheet (or use 2 spoons to drop mounds of meringue onto baking sheet). Bake in oven for 2 hours. Turn off oven, but do not remove cookies. Leave in oven for at least 2 hours, or overnight (do not open oven door).
    • Store in an airtight container.
Yield: 24 cookies

Nut Allergy: If you have an allergy to nuts or nut products, read the packaging, labels, warnings and directions for all ingredients in this recipe to determine whether the non-nut ingredients in this recipe were manufactured in a plant that processes nut products. We recommend that you do not solely rely on our information. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer.


Post weight loss surgery patients must carefully measure ingredients and portion size. Consult with your physician for your individual portion size guidelines. Freeze leftovers in single-serving portions for future meals.


This recipe is appropriate for many meal plans for weight loss surgery patients medically approved to eat solid food. To determine if this recipe is safe for you, consult your physician.

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Review Date: January 15, 2013
Reviewed By: Jane Schwartz, RD, Nutrition Editor, Baldwin Publishing, Inc.
Judy Capodanno, Health eCooking Editorial Director, Baldwin Publishing, Inc. Contact Editor
This page created May 1, 2012 and last modified May 10, 2012
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