*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Peppermint Kisses
 
 Recipe By     : TASTE OF HOME DEC/JAN 1996
 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Holiday
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2                    egg whites
      1/8  teaspoon      salt
      1/8  teaspoon      cream of tartar
      1/2  cup           sugar
    2                    peppermint candy canes (1 green, 1
                         ushed
 
 In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Add salt and cream of tartar; beat
until soft peaks form. Beat in sugar, 1 Tablespoon at a time, until stiff and
glossy. Spoon meringue into a pastry bag or resealable plastic bag. If using a
plastic bag, cut a 1 hole in a corner. Squeeze 1-1/2 kisses of meringue onto
ungreased foil-lined baking sheets. Sprinkle half with red crushed candy canes
and half with green candy canes. Bake at 225 degrees for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or
until dry but not brown. Cool; remove from foil. Store in an airtight container.
 
 
 
 
 
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