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French Walnut Meringues recipe


1 cup of sugar.
½ cup of water.
2 medium egg whites.
3 dashes of green food coloring.
½ teaspoon of vanilla extract.
½ cup of walnuts, finely ground.


In a small saucepan, combine the sugar and water; place over moderate heat.

Stir the mixture constantly until it begins to boil. Cook until candy thermometer registers 265°F.

While the syrup is cooking, grease cookie sheets with unsalted shortening.

Preheat your oven to 250°F.

Beat the egg whites in a small bowl until stiff, but not dry.

Add the green food coloring to the syrup.

Pour the syrup into the egg whites in a thin stream, beating constantly with an electric mixer. Continue beating until mixture is stiff.

Add the vanilla extract and ground walnuts.

Drop the mixture by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.

Bake for about 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Remove the cookies from the sheets and allow to cool on wire racks.

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French Walnut Meringues Review by Sophie on February 28th, 2011:

I have tried this recipe, it is nice. I have my own 'secret recipe' and it is better. The reaction to my recipe was much better. Please do not take offense. I do like this and I will use it again.

French Walnut Meringues Review by Sophie Cowen on February 7th, 2011:

This recipe is amazing, it tastes great, I made it in Cooking class and the teacher tasted it and said it was the best walnut meringue she'd ever tasted. THANKS xx

1 cupabout 237ml (236.59 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
˝ cupabout 118ml (118.295 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)


Published: March 6, 2009
Average rating of 3.50 stars based on 2 reviews.
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