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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Meringue Wreaths

Our third day of Christmas cookies combines beauty with taste. Our Meringue Wreath cookies are sure to impress even the toughest of critics at your Christmas gatherings. It’s incredible how a handful of ingredients can create such a delectable, festive, and beautiful treat! So check out the recipe below and get to impressing!

 

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Meringue Wreaths

Our third day of Christmas cookies combines beauty with taste. Our Meringue Wreath cookies are sure to impress even the toughest of critics at your Christmas gatherings. It’s incredible how a handful of ingredients can create such a delectable, festive, and beautiful treat!

So check out the recipe below and get to impressing!

  • Author: Crystal Plant
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 180 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 dozen 1x

Ingredients

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  • 8 egg whites
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 cups icing sugar (or any instant dissolving sugar)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form
  2. Add the cream of tartar and continue beating, slowly start adding sugar until stiff peaks form, then incorporate vanilla
  3. Pipe onto a baking tray, into wreath and add some sprinkles where the meringue meets.
  4. Bake the meringue slowly at 225 degrees, for 1 ½ hours, turn off oven and leave the meringues in the over for another 1 ½ hours until they are dry.

 

 

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Crystal Plant

Crystal is a Red Seal Chef who currently resides with her Husband in the Ottawa Valley. She Is the Food Service Co-Ordinator for the Algonquin College Waterfront Campus. She studied Culinary Arts at George Brown and has taken her studies abroad to Italy. With a passion for local food, she strives to stick to a farm-to-table lifestyle. She enjoys spending time in nature with her husband and two dogs.

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