Author/Submitted by: Betty Crocker's Cookbook
cream of tartar
Heat oven to 300 degrees. Grease cookie sheet lightly. beat egg whites,
cream of tartar and salt in medium bowl until foamy. Beat in sugar, 1
tablespoon at a time. Continue beating until stiff and glossy. Do not
underbeat. Fold in peppermint extract, coconut and chocolate chips.
Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls about 1 inch apart onto cookie sheet. Place a
chocolate chip on each cookie. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or just until edges
are light brown. Cool 10 minutes; remove from cookie sheet. 3-1/2 TO 4
DOZEN COOKIES; 55 CALORIES PER COOKIE.