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Serves: 
16
Time to make: 
10 mins
Total cost: 
$6.40 / $.40 per serve
(at time of publication)
Health information: 
Gluten-free (or can be made gluten-free*)

Instructions

Instructions and steps: 

Step 1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Beat egg whites and salt until foamy.

Step 2 Gradually add sugar and continue beating until mixture holds stiff peaks and makes a glossy, stiff meringue. Add vanilla, almonds and chocolate.

Step 3 Cover baking tray with baking paper. Drop teaspoonfuls of the mixture on prepared baking tray. Put in oven then turn oven off. Leave in closed oven overnight (or for at least 3 hours until oven is cold).

Variations

Make it gluten-free: Use gluten-free chocolate chips.

HFG Tip

These cookies make a lovely edible gift – pack them in decorative boxes with tissue and a gift tag.

About this Recipe

Recipe by: 
First Published: 
December 2008

Rate this recipe

Rating: 
5
Average: 5 (3 votes)

2 Comments. Add yours

Have made these twice, used chocolate chunks first time and chocolate chips second, better mix with the chips. I also added craisins. They all disappeared rather quickly. Will make these time and again. Thanks

squiddybilly says:

These are the best things ever. People are very impressed by them as they seem so luxurious but they don't realise how amazingly easy they are.

Full ingredient list: 
  • 2 egg whites, room temperature
  • pinch salt
  • 120g (1/2 cup) castor sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 120g (3/4 cup) roughly chopped almonds
  • 125g (3/4 cup) chocolate chips or dark chocolate chunks

Nutritional information (per serve)

Energy: 
560kJ
Calories: 
134cal
Protein: 
3g
Fat: 
8g
- saturated: 
2g
Carbohydrates: 
15g
- sugars: 
13g
Dietary Fibre: 
1g
Sodium: 
30mg
Calcium: 
30mg
Iron: 
0.5mg

Nutrition information is given per serve
*NS: not specified