Meringues Recipe
 
Ingredients
  • 3 egg whites
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (or other favorite flavour extract)
  • gel food coloring (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 200 Degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Separate eggs and place whites into the bowl of an electric mixer.
  3. Using the whisk attachment, whip the egg whites on medium speed until frothy.
  4. Add in the cream of tartar and continue mixing until soft peaks form.
  5. Add in the sugar 1 Tablespoon at a time, mixing on high between additions to ensure sugar is completely dissolved.
  6. The mixture will begin to slowly turn bright white and become glossy.
  7. To test if the sugar is fully dissolved, rub a small amount between your fingers and if it still feels grainy, mix for an additional minute or two.
  8. Add vanilla extract and gel coloring as desired, mixing to fully incorporate.
  9. Spoon mixture into a pastry bag fitted with your desired tip and pipe out into shapes onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  10. Bake for 1 and a half hours at 200 degrees.
  11. The cookies should be dry at this point and lift easily off the parchment paper.
  12. Turn off the oven and leave the cookies in overnight to completely dry out and set.
  13. Store in an airtight container or zip top bag for up to two weeks.
Recipe by Moms & Munchkins at https://www.momsandmunchkins.ca/meringues-recipe/