Active Time
15 Mins
Total Time
2 Hours 15 Mins
3 dozen

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

How to Make It

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

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