Edible Skeleton Bones

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Add a little spookiness to your Halloween treats with these fun, yet delicious, Edible Skeleton Bones!
These sweet meringue skeleton bone cookies are a great addition to any haunted eats table. Add a couple spiders and place them on some “Graveyard Dirt” (crush a few chocolate cookies!) and you’ll have a super easy treat.

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You’ll Need:
4 large egg whites
2 cups icing sugar
1/2 tsp almond extract

Preheat oven to 250F. In a large bowl beat egg whites until stiff. Gradually start adding the sugar, one tablespoon at a time.

Keep beating and adding sugar until you have a meringue. Fold in the almond extract

Line baking trays with parchment paper or wax paper.

Using a piping bag with a plain nozzle pipe a straight meringue bone line (approximately 4 inches long).

Pipe a meringue ball at the end of each bone. If necessary shape bones further using a small knife or the back of a spoon.

Bake for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes or until bones have dried out.

Remove from oven and let cool on paper. For added effect, serve them on bed Graveyard dirt (crushed chocolate wafer cookies!)

Other tips, if you don’t have piping bags, you can use gallon size zip style bags and snip off the corner.

Sugar-Free (Keto Version)
4 egg whites room temperature
6 tbsp Swerve sweetener or other powdered erythritol
1/2 tsp almond extract
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
1/8 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 250F. In a large bowl beat egg whites until stiff. Gradually start adding the sugar, one tablespoon at a time.

Keep beating and adding sugar until you have a meringue. Fold in the almond extract

Line baking trays with parchment paper or wax paper.

Using a piping bag with a plain nozzle pipe a straight meringue bone line (approximately 4 inches long).

Pipe a meringue ball at the end of each bone. If necessary shape bones further using a small knife or the back of a spoon.

Bake for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes or until bones have dried out.

Remove from oven and let cool on paper. For added effect, serve them on bed Graveyard dirt (crushed chocolate wafer cookies!)

Other tips, if you don’t have piping bags, you can use gallon size zip style bags and snip off the corner.

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2 Comments

  1. neat idea! these are actually really tasty too. i made half a batch yesterday to try them out to see if we would like them.

    they’re light and fluffy.

    we’re going to attempt to form skulls for our halloween party. if they come out looking like i hope they will, i’ll upload some pics:bee:

  2. let me know how the skulls turn out. i need some for a day of the dead activity in my spanish class. i’ve used rice crispy treats in the past.

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