So simple and pure, meringue makes for the lightest, almost cloud-like cookies and pastries. With a crisp outer shell, slightly chewy center, and a subtle sweetness, baked meringue is a melt-in-your-mouth delight. It's also extremely versatile — after mastering the basics of how to whip meringue, you'll be making these underrated cookies for almost any occasion.
Sparkly Meringue Snowmen Recipe -For my son’s first Christmas home from Iraq, I wanted everything to feel magical. He loves meringue cookies, so I made a big batch of minty snowflakes. —Patricia Lindsay, Independence, Kansas
How to Make a French Meringue Cookies Recipe. So simple, easy, and pure, meringues are the lightest, almost cloud-like cookies and pastries with a crisp outer shell, and slightly chewy interior. This is one of those classic must know recipes.