3 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
Dash of salt
1 cup granulated sugar
1 pint spumoni or your favorite holiday ice cream
(eggnog ice cream is great for this also)
Graham cracker crumbs
Procedures : Have egg whites at room temperature. Add vanilla extract, cream of tartar and salt. Beat until frothy. Gradually add sugar, a little at a time, beating until very stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
Cover cookie sheet with wax paper. Using large pastry bag with star tube, form 5 meringue bowls using 1/2 cup mixture for each. Bake at 275 degrees F for one hour.
Let dry in oven for one additional hour.
Fill cooled meringues with ice cream and sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs.
Makes 5 servings