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Leprechaun Meringue Kisses

Learn how to make the best Leprechaun Meringue Kisses and other meringue ideas with our easy recipe. Also known as Leprechaun Poop, these are perfect to serve for St. Patrick's Day. And you can easily switch up the color and flavor to serve for other events too!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Leprechaun Meringue Kisses, Leprechaun Poop
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 30
Calories 17kcal
Author Jennifer Quisenberry


  • Stand Mixer, or hand mixer
  • Measuring Cup
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Skewers
  • Piping Bags
  • Baking Sheet
  • Parchment Paper


  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • Food Colors Your Choice of Colors
  • 2 tsp Citric Acid


  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.
  • In the bowl of a kitchen aid mixer, add the egg whites. Beat on medium speed until they start to bubble. Add in citric acid and mix on medium speed till egg whites start to stiffen.
  • Slowly - tablespoon by tablespoon - add in the sugar. Turn to high speed and beat until egg whites are thick and form stiff peaks.
  • Take a bit of the mixture and rub between two fingers.┬áIf you feel sugar granules, beat more until you don't feel the sugar.
  • With a skewer, add a bit of food coloring into a piping bag.
  • Place meringue mixture into the piping bag. Pipe meringues onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Place in oven with oven door cracked. Bake for 1 hour or until the meringues lift off the parchment paper easily.
  • Let cool before serving.


Please note that nutrition facts are subject to change based on your choice of ingredients.