Merangue – Never Fail Merangue

(Ann Landers)

Ingredients –

– 1 T. cornstarch
– 2 T. cold water
– 1/2 c. boiling water
– 3 egg whites
– 6 T. sugar
– 1 t. vanilla pinch of salt

Blend cornstarch and cold water in a saucepan. Add boiling water and cook, stirring until clear and thickened. Let stand until completely cold. With electric beater at high speed, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add sugar and beat until stiff but not dry. Turn mixer to low speed, add salt and vanilla. Gradually beat in cold cornstarch mixture. Turn mixer again to high speed and beat well. Spread over cooled pie filling Bake at 350 F for 10 min.

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