Mint Meringues

Recipe by VIKKI BARKER
READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 16
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 14
    teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 14
    teaspoon mint extract
  • 3 -6
    drops green food coloring
  • green colored sprinkles (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 200 degrees.
  • Grease 2 large cookie sheets, set aside.
  • Combine egg whites, cream of tarter, and salt in medium bowl.
  • Beat until foamy.
  • Add sugar 1 tbls at a time, beating until egg whites are very stiff and glossy and sugar is disolved.
  • beat in mint extract and food color.
  • Fit a decorater bag with a large star tip.
  • spoon meringue into bag.
  • Pipe meringue in 1 inch puffs on prepared cookie sheets.
  • Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.
  • Place cookie sheets on center rack of preheated oven.
  • Bake for 2 hours.
  • Remove from cookie sheet immediately, cool completely on wire racks.
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