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Peppermint Meringue Cookies Recipe

Peppermint Meringue Cookies Ingredients:

  • Peppermint Meringue Cookies Recipe
    Peppermint Meringue Cookies Recipe

    3 egg whites

  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup peppermint candy, crushed (recommend star peppermints)

How to make Peppermint Meringue Cookies

  • Pre-heat oven to 300 degrees.
  • In bowl, egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tartar and salt, beat to soft peaks.
  • Gradually beat in sugar. Beat until mixture forms stiff shiny peaks.
  • Reserve 2 tablespoons for crushed candy for sprinkling on top.
  • Gently fold remaining candy into egg white mixture.
  • Drop egg mixture by tablespoons onto parchment lined cookie sheets.
  • Sprinkle tops of cookies with the reserved candy.
  • Bake at 300 degrees until cookies just begin to brown and feel crisp when touched (they should be very light) about 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Cool in pans on wire racks.
  • Peppermint Meringue Cookies is ready to serve.

Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 40 mins

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