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Minty vanilla meringues

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I have been thinking about making meringues for a long time, but thought it took a lot of eggs. One day I just started looking up recipes, and found out it takes as few as 2 egg whites! So I decided to give it a whirl. Turns out meringues are ridiculously easy to make, the hardest part is whipping them for 20 minutes… Then you just leave them alone for a long time. They come out airy and crunchy and just delicious! The best part is, they’re only 20 calories each!
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Ingredients:
2 egg whites
1/4 tsp lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 peppermint candy
 Step 1: Separate the egg whites from the yolks. I saved the yolks for breakfast the next day. 
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Step 2: In a small bowl, beat the egg whites just a minute. Add the lemon juice and slowly add the sugar while beating. Then add the vanilla and salt, and beat for a long long time, until the whites form stiff peaks.

Step 3: Once the whites are well beaten, drop by teaspoons onto a foil-covered pan. If you want minty ones, crush a peppermint candy & sprinkle it on top of the meringues.

Step 4: Bake at 220 for 2 1/2 hours. Don’t peek or open the oven, just trust that they are ok.

Let them totally cool, then remove from the pan. Enjoy!

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 20.0
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 31.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.4 g