Basic Meringue Cookies Recipe

This basic and easy meringue cookie recipe can be dressed up however you like. Add these airy little cookies to the tops of pies and cakes, or dress them up with different colors and sprinkles.
Makes: about 4 dozen
Skill Level: None

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 250°F. Prepare cookie pans with parchment paper.

Step 2

In large bowl, whip Meringue Powder and water with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. With mixer running, gradually add sugar. Whip until stiff peaks. Add vanilla and icing color and whip until well combined, scraping down bottom and sides of bowl as necessary.

Step 3

Fill Dessert Decorator Ultra with meringue. Attach tip 1M and pipe 2 in. diameter circles onto parchment-lined cookie pans, spacing 1 in. apart.

Step 4

Bake 45-50 minutes or until outsides of meringues feel firm and crisp. Cool completely on pan. Peel cooled meringues off of parchment paper.

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1/2 cup water

granulated sugar

1-1/3 cups granulated sugar

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Favorite icing color

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