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Forgotten Cookies


  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 egg whites, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips or mint-flavored chips, if preferred
  • 1/2 cup nuts, chopped


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat sugar into egg whites.
  3. Add vanilla extract and salt, beating until egg whites are stiff.
  4. Fold in chips and nuts.
  5. Drop by small spoonsful onto a sheet of foil that has been placed on a cookie sheet. Make sure that spoon drops small (almost bite-size) pieces.
  6. Place cookie sheet in oven and TURN OVEN OFF. Leave overnight or 6 to 8 hours without opening door.