Meringue Drops

Meringue Drops
Yield: 2 dozen Prep 10 mins Bake 250°F 55 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Red decorating sugar
  • Green decorating sugar

Make It

1. Heat oven to 250 degrees F.

2. Beat egg whites in medium-size bowl until frothy. Add salt and cream of tartar; beat until soft peaks form. Continue beating, gradually adding granulated sugar, until meringue is stiff and glossy.

3. Butter and flour baking sheets.

4. Spoon meringue into pastry bag fitted with large star tip. Pipe out stars, 1-inch apart, onto prepared baking sheets. Sprinkle with decorating sugar.

5. Bake in 250 degree F oven for 55 to 60 minutes or until firm, but not browned. Transfer to wire rack to cool. Makes 2 dozen.