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Good Luck Meringue Mushrooms

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Good Luck Meringue Mushrooms is a perfect part recipe. Good Luck Meringue Mushrooms gets its taste from eggs whites mixed with cream and sugar.
Ingredients
  Egg whites 2
  Cream of tartar 1 Pinch
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Semisweet chocolate chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  Unsweetened cocoa 1
Directions

Preheat oven to 250°F Beat egg whites in small bowl until foamy.
Add cream of tartar and beat until soft peaks form.
Add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until stiff and glossy.
Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
Spoon mixture into pastry bag fitted with large writing tip.
Pipe 1-inch rounds to make mushroom caps.
Smooth tops with wet fingertips.
Pipe 1-inch-high cones to make stems.
(Pipe an equal number of caps and cones.) Bake about 30 minutes or until firm.
Turn oven off; let stand in oven 1 hour.
Remove from oven; cool completely.
Make small hole in center of flat side of each cap with sharp knife.
Fill hole with melted chocolate.
Insert stem into hole.
Set aside until chocolate sets.
Sift cocoa through fine-mesh sieve over mushroom caps.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas

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