- 2 large egg whites
- 1/8 tsp cream of tartar
- 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar sifted
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget
in a large mixing bowl whip up the egg whites on low just until loose. add in cream of tartar and continue until frothy. Gradually add in the powdered sugar while on low speed. Mix until stiff peaks form. store with a damp paper towel on the surface of the icing and the bowl tightly wrapped in plastic. Lasts up to 5 days refrigerated.
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These salted caramel thumbprint cookies are easy to make and super delicious!
- 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
- 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
- 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
- Pinch of sea salt
- 1 cup / 150g of flour
- 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
- Salted caramel
- Melted dark chocolate
In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.
Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.
Chill for 30 minutes.
Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.
Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.
Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.
Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.
Remove from oven and let cool.
Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.