Independence Day: Festive Meringues

Looking for something festive, easy, and unique for your fourth of July bash? Give these meringues a try & let us know how they came out!

Meringues

Makes 36

What you’ll need:

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup mini chocolate or white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped nuts

What you’ll need to do:

  1. Line cookie sheet w/parchment or Reynolds non-stick foil.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat egg whites, salt and tartar until foamy.
  3. Gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until whites form stiff peaks. Fold in the vanilla.
  4. Spoon or pipe onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  5. Place the cookies in the oven, shut the door and turn off the oven immediately.
  6. Let the cookies sit in the turned off oven for 5-6 hrs or overnight. Don’t open the oven door to peek!

Add festive fourth of July style pipe dots of red and blue frosting on top before serving! Enjoy!

Recipe & Picture from Kristi Murphy

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