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Raspberry & Pink Peppercorn Meringues Recipe

Raspberry & Pink Peppercorn Meringues Recipe

A classic meringue has been updated with the subtle flavor of raspberry, a drizzle of chocolate and a sprinkling of pink peppercorn. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:48 servings


  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon raspberry extract
  • 5 to 8 drops food coloring, optional
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • 2 tablespoons whole pink peppercorns, crushed


  • 1. Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Add cream of tartar and salt; beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high until stiff glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Beat in extract and food coloring if desired.
  • 2. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert a large star tip. Fill bag with egg white mixture. Pipe 1-1/4-in.-diameter cookies onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake at 300° for 20-25 minutes or until set and dry. (Turn oven off; leave meringues in oven for 1 hour.) Remove to wire racks.
  • 3. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cookies; sprinkle with peppercorns. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 19 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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sgravert User ID: 1633703 212122
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2012

"Could never get stiff peaks to form. Will no make again."

mom2boys77 User ID: 4648751 113286
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

"I haven't made these yet but I just hvae to say these are SO pretty!!"

sstetzel User ID: 158954 123723
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2012

"Pink peppercorns have a uniquely pungent and slightly sweet flavor. You can find them on-line and in many of the finer spice isles."

janbadgley1 User ID: 4270340 148896
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2012

"I can't even find sugar crystals where I live. Only already tinted very expensive ones."

recipiehnd User ID: 3468196 193809
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2012

"I came to the site to read the reviews, and there aren't any!!!


staylor49 User ID: 3690566 191152
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2012

"You could substitute peppermint extract and use crushed peppermint candies instead of the pink peppercorns."

kitzer User ID: 4188178 123722
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2012

"Pink peppercorns can be found at They ship their spices.
They may have a store near you also.
You might also try Whole Foods if you have one in your area."

WDBYMNCook User ID: 3474466 190054
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2012

"For the peppercorns, you could buy a multi colored pepper mix and pull out the pink/red ones."

yvonnelee User ID: 2406102 181292
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2012

"google pink pepper corns and you can buy them put in the $5 one and you can get small amounts of it,"

winndixiegirl User ID: 6452606 193807
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2012

"yes cbut where do u find the pink peppercorns at"

DebbeS User ID: 2791632 181288
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2012

"What's a pink peppercorn?"

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