Peppermint Meringues

         Yield: 24 Servings
Categories: Mixes, Cookies, Low-Fat, Snacks

2 lg Egg whites, room temp 1/8 ts Salt 1/8 ts Cream of tartar 1/2 c Sugar 2 Peppermint candies, crushed Arrange oven racks to divide oven in thirds. Heat to 225 deg f. Line two cookie sheets with foil. In a large bowl, beat egg whites, salt and cream of tartar until peaks appear. Gradually add sugar and beat at medium speed for 5 to 6 minutes. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets. Sprinkle with crushed candy. Bake 1 1/2 hours. Meringues should look dry and white. Turn off oven. Keep door ajar and let meringues cool. Loosen from foil with metal spatula. Store loosely covered in a dry place. Makes about 48 meringues each = 0 g fat. Each meringue: 13 calories, 0 g fat. Posted to Digest eat-lf.v096.n241