Valentine Cherry Meringue Lollipops



Valentine Cherry Meringue Lollipops

A fun Valentine recipes  perfect for the lovely children in your life!  Click Read more for step-by Step details & photos !

Valentine Cherry Meringue Lollipops


5 large egg whites

1 teaspoon cherry candy flavoring (sold at major baking and craft stores)

2 3/4 cup confectioners sugar

24 Cherry flavored Lifesavers

12 lollipop sticks


1 combine egg whites confectioners’ sugar in bowl of stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment; begin mixing on very low speed 40 seconds until confectioners’ sugar is well incorporated


2 switch paddle attachment to whisk attachment; whisk 10 minutes on high speed; add cherry flavoring; continue whisking 10 additional minutes until thick and shiny




3 transfer meringue to pastry bag fitted with large star tip


4 using food color marker trace twelve 4 inch heart shapes using cookie cutter as guide


5  pip meringue along inside edge of traced line; place three lifesaver candies in center;(also can be made with candy centers, by omitting lifesavers);  slide lollipop sticks into bottom of each heart



6 bake 2 1/2 hours in preheated 200° (do not open oven door while baking); turn oven off; crack open oven door; allow to cool with oven door open five minutes before removing from oven; cool completely on counter before packaging

heart pop


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