Rose Meringue Cookies

Craft these delicious and decadent flowers for a sweet treat or perfect gift for a loved one.

sweetlambs

Preparation:

  • Large piping bags
  • Petal tip 104
  • Leaf tip 366
  • Flower Nail
  • Parchment paper
  • Baking sheet
  • Pink color dust
  • Brush
  • Colors: Pink, yellow, blue
  • White candy melt

Meringue Ingredients:

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Meringue:

  • Mix egg whites and cream of tartar on high speed until frothy.
  • Slowly add both sugars and continue to mix until the meringue thickens.
  • Add salt and vanilla and keep mixing.
  • Add food coloring and mix until the meringue holds stiff peaks.
  • Pipe the meringue on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake at 180°F for 2-3 hours or until the meringue is dry.
  • Decorate!

source: www.sweetlambs.com

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