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Meringue Cookies

Christmas Meringue Cookies

This easy Christmas Meringue Cookies recipe is a wonderful holiday cookie recipe. A basic meringue cookie recipe is festive for the holidays. 
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas, cookies, drop cookies, meringue
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 28
Calories 21kcal


  • 3 eggs whites room temperature
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • Red paste food coloring no taste is best


  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees F
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper
  • In a bowl of a stand mixer or large bowl, beat egg whites, cream of tartar, extract and salt on medium speed until soft peaks form
  • Gradually add sugar 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high speed until stiff peaks form
  • Using a brush, add stripes to the inside of a plastic decorator bag fitted with a large star or round tip
  • Fill bag with meringue
  • Pipe cookies onto prepared baking sheet
  • Bake for 90 minutes or until cookies are set
  • Turn oven off and leave oven door slightly open for 60 minutes
  • Remove from oven


Calories: 21kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 5mg | Sugar: 5g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg