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Spooky Bones Meringue Cookies

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Spooky Bones Meringue Cookies are sweet, crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth confections that is sure to keep your Halloween spirit high!
Ingredients
  Egg whites 3 Large
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  White sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY:
1. Pre-heat the oven to 200F.
2. Line cookie sheet with brown paper bag or parchment.

MAKING
3.In a medium sized bowl at high speed, beat egg whites, cream of tartar and salt till fluffy.
4. Gradually beat in sugar. Add vanilla.
5. Put the mixture in pastry bag fitted with a medium plain piping tip.
6. Pipe 3" bone shapes onto parchment or brown paper bag.
7. Bake for 1 hour until it set well.
8. Switch off the oven, dry in oven 1 hour.

SERVING
9. Server right away, or be sure to store in airtight containers or they will become soggy.

NOTE
This would yield 4 to 5 dozen small finger-sized bones.

Image courtesy: sheekshindigs.blogspot.com

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Crunchy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Halloween
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
90 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes
Servings: 
60
Story
I made this last year, and all the kids who rang my door bell for 'trick or treat' loved it. The recipe is pretty simple and can be made in no time. Enjoy!

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