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5 from 2 votes

Lemon Meringue Cookies

These Lemon Meringue Cookies are the perfect summer treat. They're light as a cloud with a bright lemony flavor!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 25
Calories 22kcal
Author Aubrey Cota

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs whites
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp lemon extract

Instructions

  • preheat the oven to 200 degrees
  • line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper
  • pour egg whites into the bowl of a stand mixer
  • beat on medium speed until they become foamy
  • add the salt and cream of tartar in and beat on high,
  • as the eggs become thicker slowly sprinkle in the sugar just a bit at a time
  • beat the eggs on high until they become shiny and stiff. when you lift the whisk the upside down the peak will stay
  • carefully fold in the zest, vanilla, and lemon zest
  • place a star tip in a piping bag
  • fill piping bag
  • pipe the egg whites onto the baking sheets, making them one inch
  • place in the oven and bake for 2 hours
  • remove from the oven and allow to cool
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 22kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 8mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin C: 0.1%