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Ingredients3 h 40 m servings 26 cals
Original recipe yields 72 servings (72 kisses)
- Preheat oven to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Line a large plate with waxed paper.
- Beat egg whites, coffee granules, vanilla extract, cream of tartar, and salt with an electric mixer at high speed until soft peaks form, 3 to 5 minutes. Add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating constantly, until stiff but still glossy peaks form, 3 to 5 minutes.
- Drop egg white mixture by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet (alternately, fill a pastry bag fitted with a star tip with egg white mixture and pipe out 1- to 1 1/2-inch stars).
- Bake in the preheated oven until kisses are firm and dry, about 2 hours. Cool on the baking sheet set on a wire rack for 1 hour.
- Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler over simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
- Peel kisses from parchment paper. Dip the base of each kiss in melted chocolate and transfer to waxed paper-lined plate. Freeze kisses until chocolate hardens, 2 to 3 minutes.
- Cook's Note:
- Kisses can be made 1 week ahead and kept in an airtight container at room temperature. They can also be frozen, tightly wrapped in plastic wrap and put in a zip-top plastic bag, for up to 1 month; thaw still wrapped.
Per Serving: 26 calories; 1 g fat; 3.9 g carbohydrates; 0.4 g protein; < 1 mg cholesterol; 5 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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These are not only easy, they are delicious and beautiful. I piped mine with a large star tip and made them into Christmas trees. Can't wait to share these! While I LOVE the coffee flavor, I can...