Beacon Hill Cookies
These crunchy chocolate meringues make delicious snacks with milk or tea.
Yield: 30-36 cookies
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 2 egg whites
- ]/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
Add the salt to the egg whites and beat until foamy throughout. Add the sugar very gradually, beating well after each addition. Continue beating until stiff peaks form. Add the vinegar and vanilla and beat well. Fold in the coconut, nuts, and the melted chips. Drop by teaspoonfuls on a greased baking sheet and bake in a moderate (350 degree F) oven for 10 minutes.