Mint Kissed Meringues

Mint Kissed Meringues

Enjoy these delicious mint flavored meringues – an elegant dessert decorated with colorful candy sprinkles.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

dozen

2
egg whites
1/4
teaspoon cream of tartar
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup sugar
1/4
teaspoon mint extract
3
to 5 drops green food color
Betty Crocker® multicolored candy sprinkles, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 200°F. Grease 2 large cookie sheets with shortening or cooking spray. In small bowl, beat egg whites, cream of tartar and salt with electric mixer on medium speed until foamy. On high speed, add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until sugar is dissolved, meringue is glossy and very stiff peaks form. Beat in mint extract. With rubber spatula, fold in food color, 1 drop at a time, until well blended and desired color.
  2. Use disposable decorating bag or gallon-size food storage plastic bag with 1/2-inch hole cut in one bottom corner of bag (if desired, fit large star tip in decorating bag or in hole of plastic bag). Spoon meringue into bag; twist top of bag to seal. Squeeze bag to pipe meringue into 1-inch puffs onto cookie sheets. Sprinkle each with candy sprinkles.
  3. Bake on middle oven rack 2 hours. Immediately remove cookies from cookie sheets; place on wire racks. Cool completely, about 5 minutes.
Makes 4 dozen cookies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 10
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 10mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges: FreeCarbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.