Chocolate Bliss Cookies

Get your chocolate fix with these tiny little indulgences.

Photography by Yunhee Kim

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Chocolate lovers will go crazy for Chocolate Bliss CookiesThough rich in flavor, these cookies are made with absolutely zero fat.

Serves: 24
Prep:  20 min
Cook: 40 min
Total: 1 hr

Ingredients
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
pinch of salt
1/2 cup sugar, divided
3 large egg whites
1/8 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp confectioners' sugar

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Line 2 baking sheets with foil.

2. In small bowl, sift together cocoa, salt, and 1/4 cup of the sugar.

3. In large bowl, with electric mixer at medium low speed, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Beat in remaining 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 tablespoon at a time, until meringue is glossy and stiff peaks form. Fold in cocoa mixture and vanilla extract.

4. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 1" apart onto prepared baking sheets. Bake 25 minutes for soft chewy cookies or 40 minutes for crisp ones. Dust cooled cookies with confectioners' sugar.

Nutritional Facts per serving
Calories     24.2 cal
Fat     0.3 g
Saturated fat     0.1 g
Cholesterol     0 mg
Sodium     13.4 mg
Carbohydrates     5.5 g
Total sugars     4.6 g
Dietary fiber     0.6 g
Protein     0.8 g

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