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Coconut Kisses

 Coconut Kisses
Chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside, these meringue cookies are delicious. They add a light touch to the cookie platter, not only during the holidays but all year round.
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Directions

  • Place egg white in a small bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30
  • minutes. Beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat
  • in confectioners' sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff
  • peaks form. Fold in coconut.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto a parchment
  • paper-lined baking sheet. Bake at 325° for 18-20 minutes or
  • until firm to the touch. Cool for 1 minute before removing to a wire
  • rack. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 60 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 25 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch.