Friday, February 13, 2009

Eggology Egg White Recipe of the Day: Hugs and Kisses Meringue Cookies

Love your loved ones this weekend - treat them to Hugs and Kisses Meringue Cookies!


4 oz. Eggology Egg Whites, at room temperature
¼ tsp. cream of tarter
Pinch of Salt
¾ cup sugar
7 drops red food coloring
3 Tbs. each pink and white decorating sugar

Preheat oven to 200 degrees F and move the racks to center. Line 3 cookie sheets with aluminum foil. Beat Eggology egg whites on medium-high with an electric mixer until foamy. Add cream of tartar and salt.

Beat on high until mixture forms soft peaks. Add sugar, by tablespoons, and continue beating until thick and glossy.

Spoon half the mixture into a gallon-size resealable bag or pastry bag with a plain 1//3 inch pastry tip. Tint remainder with red food coloring and spoon into another bag.

Pipe batter in a 3-inch X and O shapes and heart shapes onto prepared sheets. Sprinkle letters with decorating sugar. Bake an hour, then turn off oven and let cool and dry inside for at least two hours. Peel cookies from foil and store in an airtight container.

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