Sunday, August 7, 2011

COTTON CANDY MERINGUE COOKIES

MADE WITH LOVE FOR A SPECIAL FRIEND'S BIRTHDAY! XOXO

RECIPE
8 EGG WHITES
2C. SUGAR
1/2TSP CREAM TARTAR
2 TSP VANILLA (OR U CAN ADD A SMALL AMOUNT OF COTTON CANDY FLAVOR-ADD SLOWLY-IT'S POTENT!)

PLACE EGG WHITES, SUGAR AND TARTAR IN A HEATPROOF BOWL OF AN ELECTRIC MIXER. SET OVER A SAUCEPAN OF SIMMERING WATER AND WHISK CONSTANTLY UNTIL SUGAR DISSOLVES AND WHITES ARE WARM TO THE TOUCH ABOUT 4 MINS.

TRANSFER BOWL TO MIXER AND WHIP GRADUALLY TO HIGH UNTIL STIFF, GLOSSY PEAKS...ABOUT 5-7 , MINS. ADD FLAVORING.

TRANSFER TO A PASTRY BAG AND PIPE ONTO PARCHMENT USING LARGE OPEN STAR. BAKE AT 200 FOR 2 HOURS. LET COOL COMPLETELY. ENJOY!

Featured on Cast Party Wednesday

16 comments:

Dee at Deelicious Sweets said...

How cute are these!!

Krista said...

Too cute, and yummy too!! Thanks for sharing at Church Supper!

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Lark (SparkyLarky)@ Lark's Country Heart said...

I love the look of these! And of course they would be my favorite color..PINK!

DANIELLE-HUGS and COOKIES XOXO said...

THANKS EVERYONE! I SEE I AM NOT THE ONLY ONE OBSESSED WITH PINK!!!!!!

sheryl said...

What a GREAT recipe! I would love it if you came over to Cast Party Wednesday tomorrow and shared this and other recipes with us! :)
Thanks,
I hope to see you there!

DANIELLE-HUGS and COOKIES XOXO said...

THANKS SHERYL-I JUST LINKED UP! I AM HAVING A WONKA WEDNESDAY LINK UP PARTY HERE TODAY-HOPE YOU'LL JOIN!!!!

Teri@ The Freshman Cook said...

These are so pretty and cute! Love the color, and of course I love meringue. What a great treat! I linked to you from Cast Party Wednesday! You have a great blog!

Teri@The Freshman Cook said...

I don't know if my first comment went through, so I thought I would leave another. These are adorable. The color is so perfect and the meringues. Well, who doesn't like them!!. I linked to you from Cast Party Wednesday, You have a great blog.

Lizzy said...

Oh, these are lovely, Danielle! I need a lesson in piping from you...your meringues are picture perfect :)

DANIELLE-HUGS and COOKIES XOXO said...

THANK U SO MUCH TERI-I WILL POP OVER AND BE SURE TO FOLLOW YOUR BLOG!!!! LIZ-TRUST ME, I JUST SAW YOUR SHORTBREAD AND U NEED NOOOOO LESSONS FROM ME!!!! GLAD U LIKED THOUGH!!! <3

DANIELLE-HUGS and COOKIES XOXO said...

TERI-LINK UP AT MY WONKA WEDNESDAY PARTY TODAY!!!

Lady Behind The Curtain said...

Thank You for sharing your recipe with us at Cast Party Wednesday! Your recipe is being featured tomorrow! Please stop by add more of your delicious recipes and grab a featured button!
Thanks,
I hope to see you there!

DANIELLE-HUGS and COOKIES XOXO said...

UMMMMMMM....WOW !!! HOW NICE IS THAT! I CAN'T WAIT!!!! I'LL BE HAVING A BLOG PARTY EVERY WEDNESDAY....WONKA WEDNESDAY!! HOPE YOU CAN LINK UP TOO!! XOXO

Trish - Sweetology101 said...

these are really pretty and yummy sounding flavor!

DANIELLE-HUGS and COOKIES XOXO said...

THANKS TRISH!!! THESE WERE FUN TO MAKE!

BecHeflin said...

Great job on the meringues, Danielle! Did you add the food coloring before or after you whipped the egg whites?

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