lemon meringue cookies

how to make lemon meringue cookies

Delicate, crisp lemon meringue cookies are packed with fresh lemon zest and juice for the most authentic flavor. Sweet, airy and bright!


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp fine salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • zest of 2 lemons (about 1 tbsp, packed), finely grated
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 225°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Prep piping bag with a large star or circle tip, if using.


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