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Easy Pumpkin Meringue Cookie Jack O’Lantern Recipe

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Make this easy pumpkin meringue cookie jack o’lantern recipe with the kids this Halloween!

It is such a simple Halloween treat that the kids will love decorating!

 

Pumpkin meringue cookies jack o'lantern recipe

 

Halloween is a holiday that brings out the kid in all of us.

It’s a time to dress up, carve pumpkins and eat lots of sweets.

What better way to celebrate than by making some easy Halloween cookies?

This easy jack o’ lantern recipe is a fun spooky treat that will make your Halloween even more festive!

Jack O’ lantern pumpkin meringue cookies are a fun hit at Halloween parties.

They are easy to make!

You only need a few ingredients and a little time.

 

Easy pumpkin meringue cookies jack o'lantern recipe

 

Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin Recipe – Halloween Meringue Cookies

The jack o’lantern pumpkin meringue cookies are a fun and easy way to celebrate Halloween with your kids.

They are such an easy Halloween cookie to make, that kids can help. 

My kids loved drawing the jack o’ lantern faces onto the pumpkin meringues. 

Plus, these Halloween meringue cookies make the perfect Halloween treat for school!

 

pumpkin meringue cookie jack o'lantern recipe

 

Easy Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin Meringue Cookies

These pumpkin meringue cookies are so easy to make.

The best part is they melt in your mouth just like marshmallows.

Now it’s time to gather all of your supplies and ingredients!

Supplies Needed:

electric mixer

baking sheet

parchment paper

icing bag

Ingredients:

3 egg whites separated from the yolk

1/2 cup of powdered sugar

1/2 tsp. pure vanilla abstract (optional)

orange food dye

black food writer

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 225F and prepare all ingredients.

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. Add the egg whites into a mixing bowl and use an electric mixer on high speed for several minutes until the eggs are frothy. 

4. Beat eggs on medium speed while gradually adding in the sugar.

5. Beat the eggs and sugar on high speed with your electric mixer until stiff peaks start to form.

 

pumpkin meringue cookie stiff peak meringues

 

6. Use a spatula to very gently fold in the vanilla and orange food coloring. 

7. Gently transfer the meringue into an icing bag with a large round icing tip. 

8. Pipe out 1-inch circles onto your lined baking sheet. 

9. Bake for 1 hour.

10. Allow the pumpkin meringue cookies to completely cool before drawing on their jack o’lantern faces with the black food writer (This is the part the kids like to help with).

 

Pumpkin meringue cookie jack o'lantern recipe

 

11. Store in an air-tight container. 

Optional: For a more intense color, you can mix orange food coloring with 2 tbsp of milk and dip the top of each pumpkin meringue cookie in the mixture.

Let dry before adding the jack o’lantern faces.

Easy Halloween Pumpkin Meringue Cookies – Jack O’ Lantern Recipe

Let me know what you think of these easy pumpkin meringue cookies in the comments. 

For more fun Halloween recipes be sure to check out this list of over 50 Halloween treats!

Be sure to download all of the Halloween freebies from the Resource Library, like the Outdoor Halloween Scavenger Hunt and a keepsake spider craft for kids

For more jack o’lantern fun, try out our jack o’lantern rot prevention science experiment.

Yield: 15-20

Easy Pumpkin Meringue Cookie Jack O'Lantern Recipe

Easy pumpkin meringue cookies jack o'lantern recipe

Delicious jack o'lantern pumpkin meringue cookies. These easy Halloween cookies are fun to make with the kids because they love drawing on the jack o'lantern faces.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites separated from the yolk
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla abstract
  • orange food dye
  • black food writer
  • optional - 2 tbsp milk

Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 225F and prepare all ingredients.

    2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

    3. Add the egg whites into a mixing bowl and use an electric mixer on high speed for several minutes until the eggs are frothy. 

    4. Beat eggs on medium speed while gradually adding in the sugar.

    5. Beat the eggs and sugar on high speed with your electric mixer until stiff peaks start to form.1. Preheat the oven to 225F and prepare all ingredients.

    6. Use a spatula to very gently fold in the vanilla and orange food coloring. 

    7. Gently transfer the meringue into an icing bag with a large round icing tip. 

    8. Pipe out 1-inch circles onto your lined baking sheet. 

    9. Bake for 1 hour.

    10. Allow the pumpkin meringue cookies to completely cool before drawing on their jack o'lantern faces with the black food writer (This is the part the kids like to help with).

Notes

Optional: For a more intense color, you can mix orange food coloring with 2 tbsp of milk and dip the top of each pumpkin meringue cookie in the mixture.

Let dry before adding the jack o'lantern faces.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

15

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 27Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 13mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 1g

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Amanda freeman

Wednesday 5th of October 2022

These look amazing and easy to make! Thank you for sharing!!

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