Easy meringue cookies recipe with egg whites and peppermint is a fun dessert to make that everyone will enjoy.
Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Add egg whites to a medium bowl in a stand mixer. With the whisk attachment, beat egg whites, salt, cream of tartar, and peppermint extract, on medium speed, until soft peaks form.
Start to gradually add granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, to mixer on high speed. Beat for 6-8 minutes, until glossy high peaks form. Using a spatula, gently fold in chocolate chips.
Using a 1 ½ tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop out the meringue mixture and drop cookies on parchment paper lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart.
Cook for 40-45 minutes, until firm to the touch. Turn oven off and let meringues sit in warm oven for 1 ½ hours. Serve and enjoy!!
Adapted from Taste of Home