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Forgotten Party Cookies

"Cookies are FORGOTTEN in hot oven that has been turned off and are left in the oven for at least 4 - 6 hours."
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servings 31 cals
Original recipe yields 20 servings (40 cookies)


  • Calories:
  • 31 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 25 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Beat egg whites until stiff.
  3. Add cream of tartar and salt. Beat until stiff.
  4. Add sugar and beat until glossy. Add vanilla (or any flavoring) and any coloring, if desired. Add chocolate chips, nuts or raisins if desired.
  5. Drop on greased sheet. Place in preheated oven and turn heat off. Leave for 4-6 hours or over night. Do not double recipe as oven will not hold the cookies.

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Great little confection. I made them 3x with lemon, then vanilla, then almond. Almond was the best. The consistency for these when you use your mixer is a thick goo that will litterall stand up ...

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These cookies are an old favorite that I hadn't made in years. I followed the recipe pretty closely, but I added chocolate chips and almond extract to the cookies. I could taste the sweet crun...

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Great little confection. I made them 3x with lemon, then vanilla, then almond. Almond was the best. The consistency for these when you use your mixer is a thick goo that will litterall stand up ...

This is what we call in my house, "Empty Tomb Cookies." We put these in the oven the night before Easter and then we discuss the Resurrection of Christ and eat our cookies which are empty, just...

I actually made this using 75% splenda and 25% real sugar. It turned out great. You can make meringues any flavor. I tried adding cocao powder or cinnamon. they're all very fluffy and filling wi...

Forgotten? I spent a tortured night tossing and turning, hearing muffled voices from the oven whispering "we're ready." The insides of the middle cookies on the bottom rack were hollow and goo...

My grandmother called these snowdrop cookies because they melt in your mouth like snow. If you preheat oven to 400 degrees and drop temp to 200 degrees when you put the cookies in, they will be...

I beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar and salt and then add 2/3 cup of sugar gradually until stiff peaks form. I also hide a Hershey's kiss inside the meringue as I drop it onto the co...

These were perfect! I made them once as is and thought they were a little too sweet, so the next time I put a little more than half a cup of sugar. Everyone in the family loved them!

I halved this recipe so as not to have so many. I made about 2 dozen bite sized cookies. These are wonderful-mine tasted like roasted marshmellows! I set my oven to 400, turned it to 200 when...

These cookies were awesome. The only issue I had was that I could not stop eating them!! All my cookies had a large air pocket in them, not sure if I did something wrong or if they are suppose...