Preheat oven to 300°F. Prepare baking sheet by spraying with nonstick
cooking spray or lining with silicone baking mat.
Beat egg whites until they begin to
hold a soft peak. Gradually add artificial sweetener and continue beating until egg
whites form stiff peaks. Beat in vanilla.
Drop by teaspoon onto prepared
baking sheet—or pipe the meringue from a pastry decorator. You should get 2 dozen
kisses. Bake for 25 minutes. Make a small indentation in each kiss and drop in a dab
*Look for commercially prepared
lemon curd in the supermarket next to the jams, jellies, and preserves. If you can't
find lemon curd, you can substitute lemon pie filling.