Shamrock Meringue Cups

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READY IN: 1hr 4mins
Recipe by Shirl J 831

This is from Light N Tasty 2007.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place egg whites in small bowl at let stand at room temp for 30 minutes. Add vanilla, salt and cream of tartar; beat on medium till soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tbsp at a time, on high till stiff peaks form.
  2. Drop meringue into 12 mounds on two parchment paper- lined baking sheets. With the back of a spoon, shape into 3-inch cups. Bake at 275° for 45-50 minutes till set and dry. Turn oven off and leave for one hour. DO NOT open oven door.
  3. In a small bowl, beat milk and lime juice till mixed. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour till set. Fold in whipped topping and food coloring.
  4. Spoon 1/3 cup filling into each meringue cup. Cut 18 green cherries in half (make shape of shamrock on top) and two slivered almonds for garnish if desired.

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