Land O’Lakes Christmas Meringues
by Edith Carranza
1. STEP 1
Heat oven to 275°F.
2. STEP 2
Combine egg whites and cream of tartar in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until foamy. Beat at high speed, gradually adding 2 tablespoons sugar at a time and scraping bowl often, 2-3 minutes or until stiff peaks form and sugar is almost dissolved. Stir in food color.
3. STEP 3
Place meringue in pastry bag fitted with large star tip (number 8). Pipe onto parchment-lined cookie sheets forming 2-inch wreaths. Bake 25 minutes.
4. STEP 4
Reduce oven to 250°F. Continue baking 23-27 minutes or until edges are set. Cool on parchment paper.
4 Eggs (whites only) at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 cup sugar
4 drops green food color