Peppermint Meringue Cookies

Recipe by Debbwl
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 24 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 12
    teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 13
    cup peppermint candy, crushed (recommend star peppermints)
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
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