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Maple Sugar Meringues

Maple Sugar Meringues- Light as air cookies with a sweet maple taste and crisp crunch.

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My kids like to call these “air cookies”. I can see why..they are light as air. Plus, they are really amazing and honestly, quite addicting.

Try and eat just one of these? Yeah, that’ll happen. 🤨

Ingredients Needed

  • Egg whites
  • Maple sugar
  • Cream of tartar
  • Coarse sugar

Ingredients Notes

Maple Sugar

If you can’t find any maple sugar, you can mix 1 cup of regular granulated sugar with a tablespoon of maple syrup or maple extract. If you wish to purchase, check out the recipe card.

Cream of Tartar

If desired, you can replace this with an equal amount of lemon juice.


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Maple Sugar Meringues- Big Green House

How to Make Meringues

  • First, let your egg whites come to room temperature. This will help your egg whites come together faster and better.
  • Start whipping your egg whites. Use a whisk attachment with your electric mixer and start at medium speed. Add in cream of tartar and salt. Beat until soft peaks form.
  • Once the soft peaks are formed, start adding in the maple sugar. Do this gradually.…about a tablespoon at a time. Adding the sugar too fast could deflate your egg whites.
  • Continue whipping until stiff peaks are formed and the egg whites have a glossy finish.
  • Scoop or pipe the meringue on top a prepared baking sheet. They should be 1-2 tablespoons of meringue. Then, if desired, sprinkle tops with coarse sugar.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 1 hour. Then, turn off the oven and let them sit in the oven for at least 1 hour…do not open oven! Check them after the hour to check their texture. If the tops are fully dried, remove them. If not, leave in for additional time.
  • Store meringues in a covered container at room temperature.
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Yield: approx 24-30 cookies

Maple Sugar Meringues

Maple Sugar Meringues- Big Green House

Maple Sugar Meringues- Light as air cookies with a sweet maple taste and crisp crunch.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1 cup maple sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar 
  • coarse sugar, for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 225 degrees. Line two flat rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats.
  2. With an electric mixer with whisk attachment, beat egg whites on medium speed, then, add in cream of tartar and salt. Continue beating until soft peaks form.
  3. Then, gradually, add in maple sugar ( about 1 tablespoons at a time) and continue beating until stiff peaks form. Your egg whites should have a glossy finish.
  4. Scoop or pipe the meringue on top a prepared baking sheet. They should be about the size of 1-2 tablespoons. Then, if desired, sprinkle tops with coarse sugar.
  5. Bake for 1 hour. Then, turn off oven and let the meringues sit in the oven for at least 1 hour, without opening the oven. When meringues are done, they should be dry to the touch.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 25Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 10mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 1g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on abiggreenhouse.com should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate

Tammy

Thursday 17th of November 2022

It's been such a long time since I've made meringue cookies. Thank you for reminding me and sharing this beautiful recipe. These would look so lovely on the holiday table!

Nicolle

Friday 11th of November 2022

Oh these look like the perfect Thanksgiving sweet treat! I'd love to invite you to come link up at my weekly link party for a chance to be featured! https://www.ourtinynest.com/2022/11/09/weekly-wednesday-link-party-321/

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Tuesday 3rd of December 2019

Maple flavoured meringue sounds amazing - I might try these at the weekend! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday (I couldn't see us in your 'linking up' link?)

Alexandra

Friday 29th of November 2019

Mmm, I love maple flavored snacks and desserts! Pinned.

Marie

Wednesday 27th of November 2019

I love meringues but flavored with maple, yes please! Pinned

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