Peppermint Meringues
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This recipe is very easy, but it does require some patience! Be sure to let the meringues cool completely in the oven before you reach for one.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Serves: 4 dozen
  • 2 egg whites, brought to room temperature
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 peppermint candy canes, crushed
  1. Preheat your oven to 225ยบ F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. .
  2. Put the egg whites, salt, and cream of tartar in a large mixing bowl, and beat with a mixer until soft peaks form.
  3. Gradually add the sugar, continuing to beat, until stiff peaks form.
  4. Drop the meringue by the spoonful, or pipe it, about 1 inch apart on your prepared baking sheets.
  5. Sprinkle the meringues with the crushed peppermint candy.
  6. Bake for 90 minutes. The meringues should be completely dry on the inside. Do not allow them to brown.
  7. Turn the off oven, keep the oven door ajar, and let the meringues sit in the oven until completely cool.
  8. Store the meringues in a cool dry place for up to 2 months.
This recipe is adapted from Allrecipes.
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