6 Egg whites
1 cup Sugar
Red food coloring
Pink or red cake crystals
With an adult's help, position an oven rack on the lowest shelf, and
oven to 2ooF.
Separate the whites from the yolks of the eggs into two small bowls.
Make sure there are no yolks in the bowl of whites.
Rapidly beat the eggs until they form stiff peaks. Slowly stir
spoonfuls of sugar into the whites and continue to beat until the
entire cup of sugar has been added. the whites should now form
stiff, shiny peaks. Add tow to three drops of red food coloring.
Place a sheet of parchment paper on a cookie sheet.
To form tongues: Spoon about 3 tablespoons of meringue in the shape
tongue onto the parchment paper. Tongues should be the length of the
Press a popsicle stick gently into the center of the tongue, leaving
about 2" of
stick hanging o
Bake about 3 hours or until tongues are completely dry to the touch.
Allow to cool completely before carefully lifting them off the
Makes about 12 little lickers.
Sicko serving suggestion: To serve coated tongues, use a toothpick
to spread a thin layer of mucus (marshmallow topping) down the
length of the lickers.