Meringue Drops

Meringue Drops

Meringue Drops

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If you don’t have time to pipe the meringue, you could spoon the meringue into 2 inch circles.  Extract flavorings could be added to the meringue to change the flavor.

Meringue Drops Recipe

Meringue Drops


3 egg whites

½ tsp. vanilla

¼ tsp. cream of tartar

Food coloring

¾ cup sugar

White pearl or coarse sugar


Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.  Add vanilla, cream of tartar and food coloring; beat on medium speed until soft peaks form.  Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, on high until stiff peaks form.

Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert #3 star pastry tip.  Fill bag with meringue.  Pipe 2 inch circles or shapes 2 inch apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets.  Sprinkle with pearl sugar.

Bake at 300 F. for 20-25 minutes or until set and dry.  Turn oven off; leave meringues in oven for 1 hour.  Store in an airtight container.        2 dozen

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