Meringue Christmas Trees

Meringue Christmas Trees are a fun update to the classic dessert that will wow your guests!

 

Meringues are a delicious treat anytime of year but these Meringue Christmas Trees sure are extra sweet!  They make an impressive addition to your holiday dessert collection and aren’t that difficult to make at all!

Meringue Christmas Trees

(Yield about 20 trees)

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

 

Meringue Christmas Trees

 

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 makeing smaler cirles 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.

 

Meringue Christmas Trees

5 from 1 vote
Servings 20

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

Instructions
 

  • 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 makeing smaler cirles 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.

 

 

One thought on “Meringue Christmas Trees

  1. 5 stars
    I am joining from the Frugal Friday Link Up Party. Seriously, how cute are these. I think I am going to try this for a snack for the girls I work with. Thanks for sharing.

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