Meringue Christmas Trees
 
 
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 makeing smaler cirles 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.
Recipe by Life Love Liz at https://www.lifeloveliz.com/2014/11/24/meringue-christmas-trees/