I was looking for a fun way to use up two egg whites, which is why I chose this recipe. After reading the reviews, I was a bit hesitant on how to proceed, but it simply came down to a matter of sticking as closely as possible with the recipe as written, to get a good handle on what, if any, problems there may be with it, and out of fairness to the submitter and the recipe. Having said all that, I left out the nuts and I used parchment paper to line my cookie sheet instead of greasing it. I agree that this recipe could have been written with more specific detail. That is so important in a recipe so as not to leave the cook second guessing. I whipped the egg whites as directed, until stiff, but not glossy. I added the rest of the ingredients and stirred as directed. The egg whites did deflate substantially (recipe yielded 20 cookies for me). I dropped the batter by teaspoonful (again, being specific is important as 'spoonful' is pretty vague). The batter did not spread out and flatten as it did for another reviewer. I baked at the time/temp indicated on a standard metal baking sheet, and the cookies were crisp on the outside, and chewy on the bottom. The insides were largely hollow, and they are reminiscent of a meringue. They do taste strongly of cinnamon, which I loved. I have to add that these 'cookies' are addictive!
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I was looking for a fun way to use up two egg whites, which is why I chose this recipe. After...