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Colorful Meringue Kisses Recipe

Colorful cookies that are equally delicious
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: cookies
Keyword: colorful, cookies, desserts, holiday, kiss, meringue, recipe, snack, sugar and cloth, wreath
Servings: 4
Calories: 197kcal


  • 2 egg whites room temperature
  • 1 vanilla bean pod
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 0.125 tsp salt
  • 0.5 cup fine sugar
  • 0.25 cup ground chocolate morsels optional for flavor
  • gel food colors


  • Heat oven to 200 degrees.
  • Use a mixer to beat together the egg whites with cream of tartar, salt and scraped vanilla bean pod.
  • When whites begin to have stiff peaks, gradually add half the sugar. Add the rest of the sugar once the peaks should become a bit shiny.
  • Seperate even amounts of the meringue mixture into bowls to mix in the gel food food colors. Mix completely and then add the mixtures into piping bags.
  • Line a baking pan with a silicone mat (or parchment paper) and use the piping bags with various tips and colors of meringue, then bake for 90 minutes to two hours.
  • Let them cool slowly in the oven, you'll know they're ready once they release from the baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Using royal icing as edible glue to ahere the dots to the tops of your macarons in a circle to create an edible wreath made from meringues!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 356mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg