Working time: 15 minutes, cooking time 90 minutes, Serves 8
1/2 cup egg whites (3 large eggs)
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4 vanilla extract
1/2 cup chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 250F
1. Let the egg whites come up to room temperature and then whisk them until the hold soft peaks.
2. Add the vanilla extract and cream of tartar and then slowly incorporate the sugar while whisking. Continue whisking until the meringue hold firm peaks.
5. Let the meringues cool for 2 minutes and then poke 2 holes in each and slide in the chocolate chips for the eyes.