Meringue Christmas Trees

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Meringue Christmas Trees

Meringue Christmas Trees

Want to be the talk of the party? Whip up these awesome Meringue Christmas Trees! I recently made these and they were a big hit. Of course they are delicious and the kids enjoyed them too!

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Meringue Christmas Trees
 
Want to be the talk of the party? Whip up these Meringue Christmas Trees!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 20
Ingredients
  • 4 Egg Whites (at room temperature)
  • 2½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • ½ tsp Cream of Tartar
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Sprinkle Star Decorations
Instructions
  1. Place parchment paper on 2 cookie sheets.
  2. Preheat oven to 200.
  3. Whip egg whites at high speed until stiff peaks form.
  4. Gradually add in powdered sugar about ½ cup at a time while whipping on high (scrape down sides periodically).
  5. Add in food coloring and cream of tartar and whip until blended.
  6. Use a large star tip and transfer mixture to piping bag.
  7. Pipe in a circular motion making smaller circles as you go upward (like soft serve ice cream).
  8. Bake meringues for 2 hours.
  9. Turn off oven and leave meringues in with door slightly open for 1 more hour.
  10. Make a "glue" to attach the stars to the tops by mixing ¼ cup powdered sugar with several drops of water and mixing well.
  11. Gently dab this on with a toothpick and press star in place.

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 Egg Whites (at room temperature)
  • 2 1/2 cup Powdered SUgar
  • 1/2 tsp Cream of Tartar
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Sprinkle Star Decorations

 

DIRECTIONS

  • Place parchment paper on 2 cookie sheets.
  • Preheat oven to 200.
  • Whip egg whites at high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • Gradually add in powdered sugar about 1/2 cup at a time while whipping on high (scrape down sides periodically).
  • Add in food coloring and cream of tartar and whip until blended.
  • Use a large star tip and transfer mixture to piping bag.
  • Pipe in a circular motion making smaller circles as you go upward (like soft serve ice cream).
  • Bake meringues for 2 hours.
  • Turn off oven and leave meringues in with door slightly open for 1 more hour.
  • Make a “glue” to attach the stars to the tops by mixing 1/4 cup powdered sugar with several drops of water and mixing well.
  • Gently dab this on with a toothpick and press star in place.

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Comments

  1. Love this! Thanks for sharing with Sunday Features!

  2. These look so pretty and really delicious! Perfect for any holiday cookie plate!
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  3. Those are cute! I bet they are a real winner at parties. I’m a bit intimidated by meringues but it sounds do-able. Thanks for sharing with us at the #HomeMattersParty link party.

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