Makes 10-12 clouds
36-43 calories/cloud (0 carbs, 3.7g protein, 2.8g fat)
3 eggs, separated
3 tablespoons cream cheese, softened (or cottage cheese)
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 tablespoon honey (or 1 packet artificial sweetener)
Preheat oven to 300º.
Carefully separate the egg whites from the yolks into two separate bowls.
In the bowl with the egg whites, add cream of tartar and beat on high speed until they are fluffy and form nice peaks.
In the yolk bowl, add the cream cheese and honey, and mix until smooth.
Fold the yolk mixture into the egg whites just until mixed, being careful not to deflate the whites too much.
Spray two cookie sheets with cooking spray, or use a Silpat mat. Spoon the mixture into 10-12 even rounds on the sheets (about the size of a McDonald's bun), about 3/4" high and 4-5 inches wide.
Bake at 300º for 20-30 minutes (depending on your oven) until golden brown. Mine took only 20 minutes. Cool on a rack until completely cool. While still warm, they will be crumbly like meringue, but once they cool, they set up nicely. Store in a ziplock or storage container in the fridge. May also freeze.