NZ Woman's Weekly

Forgotten cookies

  • Meal Type

  • Total time

    10 minutes
  • Servings

  • Courses


Ready in 10 minutes (plus resting), makes 30 single cookies.

These amazing treats only take a few minutes to make and are placed in the oven overnight. While the cook rests, the cookies cook!

  • 2 egg whites
  • 120g (1/2 cup) caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 120g (1 cup) roughly chopped walnuts
  • 150g chopped dark chocolate

1. Heat oven to 180°C fan bake. It needs to be completely heated.

2. Whisk egg whites with a pinch of salt until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar a little at a time. Whisk until mixture is stiff and sugar has dissolved.

3. Add vanilla and whisk. Fold in the nuts and chocolate.

4. Place small spoonfuls on a baking paper-lined tray. Put tray in the oven, turn it off and forget about it until the next day.

5. Store cookies in an airtight container.

Cook’s tip: These can be sandwiched together with truffle mixture.

About Annabelle White

Annabelle was born and raised in New Zealand and while she does not have formal chef’s training her love of “great honest cooking” came from watching her mother cook every day after school.

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