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Meringue cookies

Meringue cookies recipe

Thinking about how to make mini meringues that go well beyond standard? Look no further than this colorful meringue cookies recipe.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Cooling time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French, Italian, Swiss
Servings 120 meringues
Calories 5 kcal


  • 2/3 cup sugar granulated
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp lemon juice strained
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3-4 drops food coloring gel


  • Beat egg whites on high until foamy
  • Add lemon juice and a pinch of salt and continue beating
  • Slowly add in sugar and beat for 10 minutes or until the batter is glassy and thick and the sugar granules are completely melted. You may need to add a bit more sugar so keep some handy
  • Add vanilla extract and beat to incorporate completely
  • Separate the batter for colors and add 3-4 drops of food coloring per batch
  • Pre heat the oven at 300 F. Pipe the batter onto a baking sheet, in small dollops, leaving about 1" between them.
  • Bake at 300 F for about 10 minutes then turn the oven to 275 F and continue baking for 20 minutes.
  • Turn the oven off and keep the cookies in the oven until cool then transfer to an airtight container, stored at room temperature.



Serving: 1cookieCalories: 5kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 1mgSugar: 1gVitamin C: 1mg
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