A proper meringue should have a—the crisp exterior and marshmallow-y inside. And once you get the hang of making them, start playing around with the flavors and finishes. They really are such a fun cookie for that.
- 3 oz eggs whites (about 3 large eggs)
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
- purple food coloring (I used Americolor Electric Purple)
- gold leaf sheets