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Pumpkin Meringues



  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon juice from fresh lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange food coloring
  • 1/4 teaspoon green food coloring


  1. In small bowl blend slightly sugar, lemon juice, vanilla and almond extracts and orange food coloring.
  2. In a small mixer bowl beat egg whites adding 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar mix at a time, until mixture holds stiff peaks (About 10 minutes). Reserve 2 tablespoons of mixture.
  3. Drop by teaspoon onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Add green food coloring to reserved mixture. Blend.
  5. Drop very small amount of green mixture on top of every cookie.
  6. Bake with slightly open oven door at 150 degrees F ( 65 degrees C) for 60 minutes or until cookies are completely dry.

Makes 8 dozen


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