Mint Meringue Trees
2 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon mint extract
1/4 teaspoon green food coloring
Beat egg whites with cream of tartar and salt until foamy and double.
Beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until sugar dissolves and meringue forms firm peaks.
Stir in mint and food coloring.
Fit a star tip on pastry bag. Press onto cookie sheet in tiny tree shapes.
Bake at 225 degrees F for 1 hour 15 minutes or until firm.
Cool for 10 minutes.
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