Peanut Butter-Chocolate Meringue Cookies

They look like they belong in a pastry shop window, but even a beginner can make these impressive Peanut Butter-Chocolate Meringue Cookies.
Dish type
Dessert
Serves
12
Ready in
1hr 40 min

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. BAKER"S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cup PLANTERS Creamy Peanut Butter

Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Ready in
1hr 40 min
  1. Heat oven to 200ºF.
  2. Cover 2 baking sheets with parchment. Draw 24 (1-1/2-inch) circles on each parchment sheet.
  3. Grate 1 oz. chocolate. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in medium bowl with mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Add sugar, 1 Tbsp. at a time, beating constantly until stiff peaks form. Gently stir in vanilla and grated chocolate.
  4. Spoon egg white mixture into resealable plastic bag; cut 1/2-inch piece off one bottom corner. Use circular motion to squeeze about 1 Tbsp. egg white mixture over each circle on parchment.
  5. Bake 1 hour 10 min. or until meringues are dry and can easily be transferred from parchment to wire racks; cool completely. Meanwhile, melt remaining chocolate as directed on package; stir in peanut butter. Cool.
  6. Spread flat sides of 24 cookies with peanut butter mixture, adding about 1 tsp. to each. Cover with remaining cookies, flat sides down.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
12
Per Serving
Calories 120, Total Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 40mg, Carbohydrate 18g, Protein 3g
Serving Size12
Calories120
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium40mg
Carbohydrate18g
Fiber1g
Sugars16g
Protein3g
Iron2%