Egg Whites

Friday Try-day: Meringue Cookies Recipe

By Ashley Beck | February 15, 2013

Photo by: Ashley Beck

I was testing out a recipe for Works & Days (an online quarterly I contribute to) last weekend and it called for egg yolks only. Reluctant to throw out the whites, and not a fan of eggs on their own, I did some research to find out what else I could make with these poor, neglected whites so that they’d shine, and not be wasted. That’s when I came across one of my favorite childhood treats: Meringue cookies. As difficult as they look, with only a few ingredients, the right tools, and a lot of patience these light, crunchy, and centrally chewy cookies were a great way to give those whites the flavor, and attention they deserved. Read More

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