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

Comments:
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

  1. Sift sugars together , Set aside.
  2. In 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).
  3. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper ; drop heaping tablespoonfuls to form 16 2" meringues.
  4. Use the back of a teaspoon to form wells in the center of each meringue and fill each well with crushed peppermint candies.
  5. Bake @ 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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