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Meringue Bunnies

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Meringue Bunnies

2 egg whites
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup sugar
2 oz. chocolate melting wafers
Pink nonpareil candy dots

In a mixing bowl, beat the egg whites and cream of tartar at medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating at high speed until stiff peaks form. Transfer to a plastic sandwich bag and cut a small hole in a corner of the bag. On a parchment-lined baking sheet, pipe the meringue mixture into bunny shapes about 3”-4” inches tall. Bake at 225° F for 1 1/2 hours. Allow to cool on a wire rack. In a microwave safe bowl, heat the chocolate wafers at 50% power for 30 second increments, until completely melted. Stir until smooth. Place the melted candy in a plastic sandwich bag and poke a small hole in a corner of the bag. Paint on whiskers, mouths, and eyes. Use one pink nonpareil candy dot for each nose.

(Photo courtesy of Beth Hunter from Home Stories A to Z).


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