Egg whites rise easily if everything is very clean – they can separate if not. Adding a pinch of acidic cream of tartar to your egg whites will stabilize them, so if either your bowl or whisk is a little damp or greasy from other uses, your egg whites will still be perfect.
I have found that these cookies come out better baked on parchment paper than on my usual silicone cookie sheet.
Instead of whole walnuts, you can also use walnut meal or flour if you can find it.
Eat all sweets in moderation. A serving is 3 cookies so don’t overdo it!
All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.