Holiday Meringues

Holiday Meringues
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 635.5
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 152.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 9.0 g

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Introduction

Do you love peppermint? Tis the season for these merry meringues with fresh flavor. From eatbetteramerica.

Takes about 2 hours and 20 minutes from start to finish




Do you love peppermint? Tis the season for these merry meringues with fresh flavor. From eatbetteramerica.

Takes about 2 hours and 20 minutes from start to finish





Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    3 egg whites
    1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
    3/4 cup sugar
    1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract
    Red or pink paste food color
    or green pate food color

    1. Heat oven to 200°F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or foil. In large bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar with electric mixer on high speed until foamy. Beat in 3/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time; continue beating until stiff and glossy. Do not underbeat. Beat in peppermint extract.

    2. Fit large decorating bag with 1/2-inch star tip. With small brush, paint 3 to 4 evenly spaced stripes of food color on inside of bag from tip to upper edge. Carefully spoon all meringue into bag. Pipe 1 1/2-inch diameter stars about 1 1/2 inches apart onto paper-lined cookie sheets.

Directions

Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until crisp and dry, but not brown. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.

makes:3 dozen cookies

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.


Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JEWITCH.

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