Icelandic Cornflake Meringue Cookies for Christmas
The airy and delicate meringue envelops the crunchy cornflakes and rich chunks of dark chocolate. As with most meringues, the outside is dry and delicate, while the inside of the meringue turns marshmallowy and gooey.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
- 2 egg whites
- 1/2 cup (100g) superfine / caster sugar (superfine)
- 3/4 cup (35g) cornflakes , lightly crushed (ensure gluten-free if required)
- 2 oz (50g / 1/2 cup) dark chocolate chopped into small chunks
- ½ tsp vanilla
- 2 oz (50g/ 1/2 cup) dark chocolate melted
- Sea salt
Preheat the oven to 300°F/150°C. Line a cookie sheet with baking paper.
Beat the egg whites with an electric mixer or stand mixer, slowly adding the sugar, until stiff peaks form.
Gently fold in the chocolate chunks, cornflakes and vanilla.
Drop tablespoonfuls of the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet, spaced 1” apart.
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the outside is crispy.
Melt the remaining dark chocolates and drizzle or splatter over the cooled cookies, then sprinkle each one with a few flakes of sea salt.
Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 58mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1.5mg