These Red-and-White Meringue Kisses are the ideal Valentine's Day treat! 

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
2 hrs 15 mins
Yield:
3 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 200˚. Let egg whites stand 20 minutes. Beat egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer, using whisk attachment, until stiff peaks form. Reduce speed to medium. Add vinegar; add sugar, ½ cup at a time, and beat until blended. Beat 2 minutes. Beat in extract.

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  • Paint 3 or 4 evenly spaced thin stripes of red food coloring gel on inside of a decorating bag, starting at tip and ending three-fourths of the way up the bag. Gently spoon meringue into center of bag, filling three-fourths full. Cut off tip of 1 corner of the bag, and squeeze bag to from kisses on the baking sheet.

  • Bake at 200˚ for 2 hours. Turn off oven, and let meringues stand in over until completely cool (about 3 hours).

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