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Flourless Chocolate Cookies

Course Cookies


  • 1-1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 lg. egg whites room temp.
  • 2 c. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 T. cornstarch
  • 1/4 t. Salt


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Spray 2 baking sheets with nonstick spray or line with parchment paper.
  • Melt 1 cup chocolate chips in microwave for 2 minutes, stirring every minute. Cool slightly.
  • Using a mixer, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add 1 cup sugar. Continue beating until mixture looks like marshmallow cream.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together cocoa, sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  • On low speed, beat dry ingredients into egg white mixture. Stir in melted chocolate and 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Dough will be very stiff.
  • Roll into 1 tablespoon balls. You can roll them in additional powdered sugar if desired.
  • Place on cookie sheets about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake until puffed and tops are cracked, about 8-10 minutes, but don’t overbake.
  • Cool on sheets for 10 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool.


Makes 2-3 dozen.