Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Peppermint Meringue Cookies

4 large egg whites at room temperature
2 1/4 confectioners sugar (sifted)
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cream of tarter
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. peppermint extract
Wilton tip #32
(Food coloring of your choice)

Yields: 70-75 Cookies

Step 1 - Place your egg whites in the bowl of your stand mixer and add the whisk attachment. Sift your confectioners sugar and set aside in another bowl.
Step 2 - Turn your mixer on a medium speed for 1 minute, add in your cream of tarter and salt until foamy. 

Step 3 - Slowly add in your vanilla, peppermint and confectioners 1/3 cup at a time until all is incorporated, then bring up to a high speed and blend for 5 minutes (stopping to scrape the sides of the bowl a couple times). Whisk until stiff peaks form and the mixture is glossy. 

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