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Mint Meringues

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“cookies, fat free”
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)

Directions

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

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