Peppermint Filling

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Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

By Helen Witty

Published 1983

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This makes an almost crisp layer after it has “set” between the cookies; it’s quite different in texture from the buttercream above.


  • 2 egg whites
  • ¾ cup sifted confectioners’ (10X) sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon


Combine the egg whites and confectioners’ sugar in the top of a double boiler or a small metal bowl and set the container over, not in, simmering water. Whisk the mixture vigorously, or beat it constantly with a rotary or electric beater, until the filling is thick and warm (not hot) when poked with a fingertip. When ready, it should form fairly stiff peaks when the beater is lifted. Beat in th