Flourless & Gluten free these cookies are great for everyone! Packed with chocolate flavour they melt in your mouth.
6 oz. bittersweet chocolate
2 large egg whites, at room temperature
1/8 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
Pre-heat oven to 350º F. Line baking sheet with parchment.
Melt the chocolate and set aside. Beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until soft peaks form. With the beaters running, gradually add the vanilla and sugar until the egg whites hold stiff peaks. Pour the nuts and melted chocolate over the whipped whites, and gently fold the mixture, trying not to deflate the egg whites Just until the colour is uniform. Drop teaspoons of the batter onto the baking sheet, Or use piping bag. Bake until the cookies are shiny and cracked, 10 to 12 min. They should be firm on the outside but still a little bit gooey inside. Slide the parchment liners onto a rack to cool. These are best eaten right away...