Cherry Meringue Cookies

  • Servings: 6 Dozen
  • Difficulty: Medium


  • 4 eggs whites
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup chopped candied cherries


1.Place egg whites in a mixing bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Beat on medium speed until soft peaks form.

2.Gradually beat in the sugar, 1 tbs at a time, on high until stiff glossy peaks form and the sugar is dissolved. Fold in the walnuts and cherries.

3.Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Preheat oven at 300 grades and bake for 20-30 minutes or until lightly browned and firm to the touch. Remove to wire racks to cool.