posted by yomama 06-07-99 5:13 PM
LEMON MERINGUE COOKIES
3 egg whites, room temp
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
6 Tablespoons sugar
1 Tablespoon grated lemon zest
In large mixing bowl, beat egg whites with mixer til foamy. Add cream of tartar; beat on high til soft peaks form.
Beat in sugar, 1 TB at a time; continue beating til stiff & shiny peaks form. Gently fold in lemon zest.
Drop by heaping tablespoons onto two buttered & floured baking sheets.
Bake in a preheated 250 oven for 1 hr. Turn off oven; do not open oven door. Leave the cookies, undisturbed, in the oven for 1 hr.
Transfer to wire racks to cool & store in a tightly covered container
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