Peppermint Meringues

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Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

I enjoy making these around the holidays for a peppermint treat.

**This is a borrowed net picture***

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
16 meringues
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

1/2 c
sugar
1/4 c
powdered sugar
3
eggs whites , room temperature
1/8 tsp
cream of tartar
1/4 c
crushed peppermint candies

How to Make Peppermint Meringues

Step-by-Step

  • 1Sift sugars together , Set aside.
  • 2In a medium mixing bowl , Beat the egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed of an electric mixer until foamy ; Beat on high speed , gradually adding sugar until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved ( you can tell if the sugar is dissolved by rubbing the meringue in between your 2 fingers ; if its smooth then all the sugar is dissolved).
  • 3Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper ; drop heaping tablespoonfuls to form 16 2" meringues.
  • 4Use the back of a teaspoon to form wells in the center of each meringue and fill each well with crushed peppermint candies.
  • 5Bake @ 225 for about 1 hour , turn off the oven and leave the cookie sheet in the oven all night with the door closed.

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About Peppermint Meringues

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies, Other Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #peppermint, #meringues