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Mint-Kissed Meringue Cookies

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Mint-Kissed Meringue Cookies
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 48
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Enjoy these delicious mint flavored meringues – an elegant dessert decorated with colorful candy sprinkles.
Updated Oct 20, 2014

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition

10 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 2g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
10
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
0%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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