I love, love, love Halloween. Every year as a child I'd dress up as a witch, and it never got old. Actually, it still hasn't. But while my costume-wearing days are becoming fewer and fewer, my delight in Halloween parties and party food has not waned.
Take these adorable mini ghost meringues, for example. I first made them the year after I graduated from college, when my three roommates and I threw a major Halloween bash, and I'm planning on making them again next week for a potluck with some friends. Whether you're organizing a spooktacular extravaganza or a wickedly fun get-together with a few close pals, these ghoulishly cute ghost meringues will do just the trick (or treat!).
6 ounces ultrafine sugar
3 egg whites
1/2 pint heavy cream
2 tablespoons dark chocolate chips