Meringue Christmas Trees

Christmas Recipe


These meringue Christmas trees are super fun to make. They melt in your mouth when you eat them and they don’t take a lot of ingredients. The kids can help decorate the trees too. We like to use sprinkles of all different colors, candies cut up, M&M’s, etc. Enjoy and have fun!

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Meringue Christmas Trees
(Yield about 20 trees)


  • 4 Egg Whites (at room temperature)
  • 2 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cream of Tartar
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Sprinkle Star Decorations 5


  1. Place parchment paper on 2 cookie sheets.
  2. Preheat oven to 200.
  3. Whip egg whites at high speed until stiff peaks form.
  4. Gradually add in powdered sugar about 1/2 cup at a time while whipping on high (scrape down sides periodically).
  5. Add in food coloring and cream of tartar and whip until blended. 2
  6. Use a large star tip and transfer mixture to piping bag.
  7. Pipe in a circular motion makeing smaler cirles as you go upward (like soft serve ice cream). 3
  8. Bake meringues for 2 hours.
  9. Turn off oven and leave meringues in with door slightly open for 1 more hour.
  10. Make a “glue” to attach the stars to the tops by mixing 1/4 cup powdered sugar with several drops of water and mixing well.
  11. Gently dab this on with a toothpick and press star in place.

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