Meringue Bunnies

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

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Meringue Bunnies

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  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup sugar

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  • 1/4 cup pink candy coating disks
  • 36 heart-shaped red decorating sprinkles

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] 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.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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. [/step-item]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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