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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
  • Decorating candies


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


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