Surprise Meringue Kisses

Surprise Meringue Kisses

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"Meringue cookies with a surprise inside. A variation of this recipe would be to omit the peppermint extract and add 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans after the stiff peaks form."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 87 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2.9 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 33 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In small bowl, beat egg whites, vanilla, cream of tartar, peppermint extract (if using) and salt till soft peaks form.
  2. Very gradually add sugar; bet till very stiff peaks form. Drop by tablespoon 1 1/2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheet.
  3. Press a chocolate kiss into each cookie. With a table knife, bring meringue up over candy.
  4. Bake in 275 degree F (140 degrees C) oven for 30 minutes. Immediately move to rack to cool.
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Very easy to make and fun to eat! I plan on making these again, but with some variations: almond extract instead of peppermint, or mini chocolate chips mixed with the meringue (or sprinkled mi...

I love these and make them every Christmas. I use mint chocolate kisses in one batch and add a little green food coloring. Before popping it in the oven I add green and white sprinkles. Anoth...

I made this every Christmas when my children were little and now for my grandchildren. I use mini-chocolate chips folded into the meringue rather than the kisses. Also don't care for the peppe...