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Peppermint Meringues Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laurie Koster

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 egg whites
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 peppermint candy canes, crushed

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 225
Line 2 cookie sheets with foil.

In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites, salt and cream of tartar to soft peaks. Gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until whites form stiff peaks.

Drop by spoonfuls 1 in. apart on the cookie sheets. Sprinkle crushed peppermint candy over the cookies.

Bake for 1 1/2 hours in preheated oven. Meringues should be completely dry on the inside. Do not allow them to brown.

Turn off oven. Keep oven door ajar, and let meringues sit in the oven until completely cool. Loosen from foil with metal spatula. Store loosely covered in cool dry place for up to 2 months.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 min prep, 1 hr, 30 min bake time

 

 

 

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