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Meringue Bunnies

These cute cookies are a great addition to your table when entertaining at Easter.

from Taste of Home Celebrations
Easter Recipes With Pictures Meringue Bunnies

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  • prep 30 min    cook 90 min
  • serves 12

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup pink candy coating disks
  • 36 heart-shaped red decorating sprinkles

    How to make it  2 hours


  • 1

    In a mixing bowl, beat the egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high until stiff peaks form. Transfer to a pastry or plastic bag; cut a small hole in a corner of the bag.

  • 2

    On parchment-lined baking sheets, pipe the meringue into 4-3/4-in. bunny shapes. Bake at 225° for 1-1/2 hours or until firm. Remove to wire racks.

  • 3

    In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Place in a pastry or plastic bag. Pipe ears, whiskers and mouths on bunnies. Attach hearts for eyes and nose with melted candy coating.