Peppermint Chocolate Meringues
3 egg whites
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1 6-oz pkg semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 tsp vanilla extract
Layer all ingredients, except egg whites and vanilla, in a jar and attach following instructions: Preheat oven to 400°. Whip egg whites until stiff. fold in all ingredients. Drop by spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet covered with brown paper, a grocery bag is good. Put cookies in oven and turn oven off. Leave cookies in oven for at least 4 hours or overnight. For best results, do no open oven door. Store cookies in a covered tin. May be prepared ahead. Makes 18 meringues.