Save on Pinterest

19 Light and Airy Meringue Cookie Recipes

Take a crispy, crunchy bite into these cloud-like morsels. These meringue cookie recipes are just a few of our favorite meringue dessert recipes!

1 / 19

Vanilla Meringue Cookies

Want to learn how to make meringues? This meringue cookie recipe creates light, airy morsels. It’s the perfect fat-free treat to really beat a sweets craving. —Jenni Sharp, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Get Recipe

2 / 19
Meringue Kisses

Meringue Kisses

There’s a nice chocolaty surprise inside these sweet kisses. They’re my husband’s top choice for special occasions. —Tami Henke, Lockport, Illinois
3 / 19
Chocolate Meringue Stars Exps Ft20 7757 F 1014 1 15

Chocolate Meringue Stars

These light, delicate chewy cookies sure make for merry munching. Their big chocolate flavor makes it difficult to keep the kids away from them long enough to get any on the cookie tray. —Edna F. Lee, Greeley, Colorado
4 / 19
Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Meringue Roses Exps157081 Sd143204d12 04 1bc Rms 12

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Meringue Roses

Eat these pretty meringue treats as is or crush them into a bowl of strawberries and whipped cream. Readers of my blog, utry.it, went nuts when I posted that idea. —Amy Tong, Anaheim, California
5 / 19

Mocha Meringue Sandwich Cookies

These crisp, chewy cookies can be made any size you choose. They’re also great with a variety of fillings—try making them with fruit preserves. —Marie Valdes, Brandon, Florida
6 / 19
Exps22657 Cc144384c05 22 1b 6

Cherry Kisses

Cookies that melt in your mouth and are practically fat-free—is it any wonder these crispy meringue morsels disappear as fast as I can whip them up? Friends and family love them. —Jo Ann Blomquest, Freeport, Illinois
7 / 19
Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies Exps Hcbz22 20824 P1onp2 Md 06 03 5b 2

Chocolate Meringue Cookies

These chocolate meringue cookies are one of my most popular recipes. Shape them into hearts for Valentine’s Day or make them as drop cookies for other occasions. —Debbie Tilley, Riverview, Florida
8 / 19

Surprise Meringues

These crisp, delicate cookies are light as a feather. Mini chocolate chips and chopped nuts are a delightful and yummy surprise in every bite. Mom knows this fun dessert is a fitting finale to a big meal. —Gloria Grant, Sterling, Illinois
9 / 19
Exps Hbz16 34148 D05 04 2b 7

Mini Meringue Pumpkins

Cast a sweet spell over your Halloween party guests by making a pumpkin patch’s worth of treats. It’s easy to use this basic meringue recipe spiced with pumpkin flavor to scare up fun cookies. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
10 / 19
Snow Puffed Meringues Exps Hca18 150554 C04 26 4b 8

Snow-Puffed Meringues

My family and friends like a nice pick-me-up dessert after a big holiday meal. These feather-light morsels fit the bill perfectly. To make six dozen cookies, or to make them easier to ship, skip the Nutella and dust with cocoa instead. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario
11 / 19

Marbled Meringue Hearts

Pretty pastel cookies are a fun way to brighten any special occasion. Replace the vanilla with a different extract for a change of flavor. —Laurie Herr, Westford, Vermont
12 / 19
Peppermint Meringues Exps Ucsbz17 11429 D05 17 2b 5

Peppermint Meringues

Peppermint lovers won't be able to get enough of these light and airy delights. They make terrific Christmas gifts or lovely treats to pass around when guests drop in. —Dixie Terry, Goreville, Illinois
13 / 19
Meringue Bones Exps Wrsm17 37658 D03 29 1b 3

Meringue Bones

This unique treatment for meringue travels well, too! You will certainly get requests for the recipe, and folks will be surprised at how simple it is! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
14 / 19
Festive Meringue Christmas Trees  Exps Hcbz19 241949 B05 14 7bc 2

Festive Meringue Christmas Trees

These meringues are eye-catching on the dessert table at a holiday party, and they taste heavenly! Look no further for the perfect treat to get you into the Christmas spirit. —Jenni Sharp, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
15 / 19

Holiday Meringue Miniatures

My kids love these light melt-in-your-mouth cookies, and we have fun making them. These were always on our Christmas cookie plate when I was a kid, and now the tradition continues. —Susan Marshall, Colorado Springs, Colorado
16 / 19
Sparkly Meringue Snowmen

Sparkly Meringue Snowmen

For my son’s first Christmas home from Iraq, I wanted everything to feel magical. He loves meringue cookies, so I made a big batch of minty snowmen and snowflakes. —Patricia Lindsay, Independence, Kansas
17 / 19
Mint Twist Meringues Exps Hcbz21 50073 B05 20 8b

Mint Twist Meringues

Light and airy, these delicate meringues give you a refreshing burst of peppermint. I sprinkle them with crushed mint candies and baking cocoa. —Cheryl Perry, Hertford, North Carolina
18 / 19
Meringue Santa Hats Exps151332 Cw143039d09 11  12bc Rms

Meringue Santa Hats

My grandkids love it when I make meringues shaped like Santa hats. If they are here, they love to help—they like to put red glitter on the meringue and take such pride in knowing they have helped Grandma.—Bonnie Hawkins, Elkhorn, Wisconsin
19 / 19
Exps29203 Cw143041d01 10 15 5bc Rms 1

Meringue Bunnies

These cute meringues are a great addition to your table when entertaining at Easter. Enlist the kids to help shape the bunny rabbits. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Christina Herbst
Christina is a Social Media Editor for Taste of Home. She enjoys trying out local restaurants and coffeehouses and adding copious amounts of garlic and cheese to any recipe she can get her hands on. In her free time, you can find her hunting down one-of-a-kind furniture pieces at thrift and vintage stores and DIYing trendy home decor crafts.