Cookie Baked Alaska Recipe
Cookie Baked Alaska Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo
Publisher Photo
"When I tasted this pretty dessert at a luncheon, I had to have the recipe," shares Maria Hull, Bartlett, Illinois. For variety, she suggests experimenting with different flavors of cookies or ice cream.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Broil: 5 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Broil: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 2 sugar cookies (3 inches)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar

Directions

Scoop 1/2 cup of ice cream onto each cookie. Freeze until firm. In a small heavy saucepan or double boiler, combine the egg whites, sugar and cream of tartar. With a portable mixer, beat on low speed for 1 minute. Continue beating over low heat until egg mixture reaches 160°, about 8 minutes. Remove from the heat; beat until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
Place cookies on a baking sheet. Immediately spread meringue over ice cream, sealing to edges of cookie. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until the meringue is lightly browned. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cookie Baked Alaska in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p63

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 313 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 177mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.

Popular Videos

  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 2 sugar cookies (3 inches)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  1. Scoop 1/2 cup of ice cream onto each cookie. Freeze until firm. In a small heavy saucepan or double boiler, combine the egg whites, sugar and cream of tartar. With a portable mixer, beat on low speed for 1 minute. Continue beating over low heat until egg mixture reaches 160°, about 8 minutes. Remove from the heat; beat until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  2. Place cookies on a baking sheet. Immediately spread meringue over ice cream, sealing to edges of cookie. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until the meringue is lightly browned. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cookie Baked Alaska in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p63

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forCookie Baked Alaska

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review