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White textured bowl with orange rim filled with white meringues in front of a white background on a marbled surface
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5 from 2 votes


Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins


  • ½ cup egg whites (approximately 3 egg whites)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½-1 cup chocolate chips optional


  • Preheat oven to 200 F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Using the whisk attachment of a stand mixer, beat egg whites, vanilla, and cream of tartar until frothy.
  • Very very slowly add sugar.
  • Continue beating until the mixture is stiff and glossy.
  • Pipe or spoon mixture onto lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 45 minutes, then turn off oven and let cookies sit in oven for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Remove and cool completely.
  • Enjoy!