Meringue Cookies in the shape of candy corn and ghosts
- 4 Egg Whites
- 1 1/3 Cup Sugar
- 1/4 TSP Salt
- 1/4 TSP Cream of Tarter
- Orange Gel Coloring
- Yellow Coloring
- Parchment Paper
- Pipping Bag
- Large Round Tip
- Preheat oven to 150-170 degrees. In the bowl of an electric mixer separate egg yolks from egg whites. Let the eggs come to room temp.
- Beat eggs until white and foamy. Mix in 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp cream of tarter until soft peaks form.Set timer for 7 minutes. Slowly add in sugar a bit at a time taking the entire 7 minutes to do so.
- Divide into three bowl. To make the most meringues put a little more in the orange bowl, and the most in the yellow bowl because you will use the most of these colors.
- Add orange to your middle bowl and yellow to the bowl with the most meringue.
- Fill piping bags with meringue using a large round tip (I used Wilton #2A). If you only have one tip or one bag just start with yellow and wash in between of course.
- On a parchment paper lined cookie sheet pipe yellow dots of meringue about an inch across. Holding the icing bag vertical. Just press gently until you get a nice shape release pressure then pull up. I have found that these bake best when they are no bigger then and inch wide and an inch tall.
- Layer an orange dot on top slightly smaller, remember to keep the icing bag vertical it will help loads!
- Layer a smaller white dot on top. Pull up as you release pressure to get a nice little tip.
- Now bake at a very low heat (about 150-170) for about two hours to two and a half hours until they are nice and crisp. I just checked on mine every so often to make sure they haven’t started to brown. Every oven is different. I have found in the past that a low temp for a much longer time is far better then a higher temp with a risk of browning.
- With any left over white batter: swirl and add a couple of mini chips for eyes
Chocolate Coated Marshmallows with sprinkles with gluten free Snyder’s Pretzel handle
This is pretty self explanatory and incredibly easy to make. They are festive looking and very fun to eat! The chocolate cools and hardens quickly so it can even be done as a last minute dessert.