Peppermint Meringues: Holiday Recipe Link-Up

moms of many manageIt’s time for the 4 Moms  to share some favorite holiday recipes and we’re inviting you to link-up and share yours too.

Our family has a variety of recipes that we traditionally make this time of year, most of them involve chocolate. The recipe that I’m sharing with you today is not chocolate, but they are so beautiful and add such nice variety to our goody plates, that they always have a place in our holiday recipe line up.

Peppermint Meringues

2 egg whites
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 cup sugar
2 peppermint candy canes, crushed

Beat egg whites until foamy; add salt and cream of tartar and then beat until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar while beating until stiff peaks form (about 6-7 minutes).

Drop meringues by teaspoon full onto ungreased foil and sprinkle with crushed candy canes. Bake at 225 for 1 1/2 hours. Then turn off heat and slightly open oven door. Lleave meringues in oven until cool (1-2 hours).

Makes 3 dozen.

Here are some of our other favorite holiday recipes:

Be sure to visit the other 4 Moms for their favorite holiday recipes:

KimC at Life in a Shoe who shares some chocolate recipes along with eggnog and chai tea.
Connie at Smockity Frocks who gets fancy with mice, penguins and houses
Headmistress at The Common Room shares her fondue recipe

Now it’s your turn to share your favorite holiday recipes.  Please play by these rules:

  1. You must link to a specific relevant post on your blog.
  2. Your post must include a link to at least one of the 4 Moms blogs.
  3. The post you link to must be completely family friendly.

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12/15- Gift shopping for a crowd
12/22 – Q & A
12/29 – How to handle all those incoming gifts and gift givers

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9 Responses to Peppermint Meringues: Holiday Recipe Link-Up
  1. Shannon
    December 8, 2011 | 11:08 am

    Wow so many great sounding receipes. I’ll have to think on it and see if I can find one to post about:D


  2. Jeree B
    December 8, 2011 | 3:14 pm

    I made your heath bars a few weeks ago. They were a hit, everyone loved them! Thanks for posting the recipe.


    Kimberly @ Raising Olives Reply:

    Thanks Jeree. They are always a big hit in our home. I love how easy they are to make!


  3. Kathi
    December 8, 2011 | 3:46 pm

    We made meringues once…I will spare you the scraping details 🙂 But I love peppermint flavored anything, so we may have to give them another whirl.


  4. Melanie
    December 10, 2011 | 3:19 am

    Oh my! Made these tonight and they actually turned out! (It’s never certain with me!) I hope you don’t mind, I pinned it so my niece will see it.

    Thank you so, so much!


  5. Jaisa @hardlyhousewives
    December 13, 2011 | 9:04 pm

    Thanks for hosting! My Salted Caramel Blueberry Bark is a little different but a pleasant surprise for the holiday season!


  6. Kati
    December 16, 2011 | 11:41 am

    Do these meringues freeze well?


    Kimberly @ Raising Olives Reply:

    Hi Kati,

    I’ve never tried to freeze these, but they are easy to store in an airtight container and stay fresh for a long time.


  7. JoyfulMom
    December 22, 2011 | 9:57 am

    Thank you for this recipe! We made them and handed them out to our AWANA leaders and then made more for our family. The kids enjoy them. I don’t like peppermint so they are the perfect treat because I don’t eat them and gain tons of pregnancy weight! LOL!


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