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                   Raspberry Meringues (Pressed Cookies)
 
 Recipe By     : Jo Merrill
 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Prize
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      large         egg whites -- room temp
      1/4  teaspoon      cream of tartar
      1/8  teaspoon      salt
      3/4  cup           sugar
      1/4  cup           raspberry preserves
    6      drops         red food coloring
 
 Heat oven to 225 degrees. Cover cookie sheets with brown paper.   In a small
bowl, beat egg whites, cream of tartar and salt
 until soft peaks form.	Gradually add sugar, beating until VERY stiff peaks form,
about 10 minutes.  Add preserves (not
 jelly) and food coloring; beat one minute at high speed.   Pipe meringue iwth
pastry tube into 1 inch rosettes with a
 number 2D decorator’s tube onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 2 hours. Cool
completely then remove from paper. Makes 3 dozen. Cecelia Rubio--winner at Del
Mar County Fair, 1993
 
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