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Meringue Christmas Trees

Meringue Christmas Trees

Meringue Christmas Trees

If you are looking for a fun Christmas themed treat, try this recipe for Meringue Christmas Trees. If you want to add some flavor to them, add an 1/8 teaspoon of peppermint extract to get that minty flavor. They look like a Christmas Tree and are great for Holiday Parties, family gatherings, and more. You can even change-up the toppings to the trees by adding some candy balls to make it look like ornaments. Enjoy!

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Meringue Christmas Trees Ingredients

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 Egg Whites (at room temperature)
  • 2 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cream of Tartar
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Sprinkle Star Decorations

Meringue Christmas Trees Mixing

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place parchment paper on 2 cookie sheets.
  2. Preheat oven to 200.
  3. Whip egg whites at high-speed until stiff peaks form.
  4. Gradually add in powdered sugar about 1/2 cup at a time while whipping on high (scrape down sides periodically).
  5. Add in food coloring and cream of tartar and whip until blended.Meringue Christmas Tree Process
  6. Use a large star tip and transfer mixture to piping bag.
  7. Pipe in a circular motion making smaller circles as you go upward (like soft serve ice cream).
  8. Bake meringues for 2 hours.
  9. Turn off oven and leave meringues in with door slightly open for 1 more hour.
  10. Make a “glue” to attach the stars to the tops by mixing 1/4 cup powdered sugar with several drops of water and mixing well.
  11. Gently dab this on with a toothpick and press star in place.

Meringue Christmas Trees

Meringue Christmas Trees

Ingredients

  • 4 Egg Whites (at room temperature)
  • 2 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cream of Tartar
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Sprinkle Star Decorations

Instructions

  • Place parchment paper on 2 cookie sheets.
  • Preheat oven to 200.
  • Whip egg whites at high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • Gradually add in powdered sugar about 1/2 cup at a time while whipping on high (scrape down sides periodically).
  • Add in food coloring and cream of tartar and whip until blended.
  • Use a large star tip and transfer mixture to piping bag.
  • Pipe in a circular motion making smaller circles as you go upward (like soft serve ice cream).
  • Bake meringues for 2 hours.
  • Turn off oven and leave meringues in with door slightly open for 1 more hour.
  • Make a "glue" to attach the stars to the tops by mixing 1/4 cup powdered sugar with several drops of water and mixing well.
  • Gently dab this on with a toothpick and press star in place.

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