Macaroon Meringue Cookies

Oxmoor House
Go ahead and indulge with these low-fat cookies--5 cookies will count as 1 Starch Exchange and 1 Fat Exchange.
10 cookies.

Ingredients

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1 tablespoon sugar
2 fat-free saltine crackers, finely crushed
1 tablespoon shredded unsweetened coconut, toasted
1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped pecans
2 teaspoons semisweet chocolate mini-morsels
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg white
1 tablespoon sugar

Preparation

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or heavy brown paper; set aside. Combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.

Beat egg white at high speed of an electric mixer until foamy. Gradually add 1 tablespoon sugar, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar dissolves (2 to 4 minutes). Fold in cracker crumb mixture.

Drop mixture by heaping tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto prepared baking sheet. Bake at 200° for 2 hours. Turn off oven. Cool in oven 1 hour with oven door closed. Carefully remove from paper; let cool completely on wire racks.

Created date

August 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 22
Caloriesfromfat 33 %
Fat 0.8 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 3.7 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 11 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg