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Meringue Cookies with Almonds, Suspiros


Simple meringue cookies are made with a little lemon juice and slivered almonds.

These are also known as Suspiros, Spanish for sighs.

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 12 minutes


  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup slivered blanched almonds


Beat egg whites until stiff. Add sugar gradually, while continuing to beat, until sugar is incorporated and dissolved. Add lemon juice then fold in almonds.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Drop meringue mixture by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.

Bake at 350° for about 12 minute, until lightly browned.

Makes about 36 to 48 cookies.

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