Beacon hill cookies

Makes 15


  • 100g 70 per cent dark chocolate
  • 2 egg whites
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • 50g fruit sugar
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 50g chopped hazelnuts
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract


How to make Beacon hill cookies

  1. Heat the oven to 180°C. Melt the chocolate over a bain marie or in the microwave.
  2. In a large mixing bowl whisk together the egg whites until they reach soft peaks.
  3. Tablespoon by tablespoon add in the cream of tartar and sugar.
  4. Fold the cooled chocolate, nuts and vanilla and cocoa powder into the mixture.
  5. Onto parchment lined baking sheets drop teaspoons full of the mixture onto the parchment leaving 4cm around each dollop.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until slightly cracked on top. Leave to cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.