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Meringue Christmas Trees
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5 from 1 vote

Meringue Christmas Trees

Author: Jennifer



  • 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.