Chocolate Almond Meringues Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
SpecialityVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Egg whites2
 Powdered sugar12 Tablespoon, sifted
 Unsweetened cocoa2 Tablespoon
 Blanched almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped, divided
 Almond extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vegetable cooking spray1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1310 Calories from Fat 352

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g68.2%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 117.9 mg4.9%

Total Carbohydrates 213 g71.1%

Dietary Fiber 19.4 g77.8%

Sugars 178.3 g

Protein 28 g56.4%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 16.1% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 300 degrees.

MAKING
2) In a medium bowl, beat the egg whites till they start to form soft peaks.
3) Combine together the cocoa and sugar and then add the mixture gradually to the egg whites, 1 tablespoon at a time. Beat well till stiff peaks start to form.
4) Fold in the ΒΌ cup of almonds as well as the almond extract.
5) Onto cookie sheets coated with cooking spray, drop the almond mixture by teaspoonfuls. Space them 1-inch apart.
6) Sprinkle the remaining almonds all over.
7) Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, till set.
8) Cool the cookies slightly while they are still on the cookie sheet and remove then to wire racks gently. Cool completely.
9) Store the cookies in an airtight container.

SERVING
10) Serve the almond cookies as and when preferred. These make an excellent snack as well as tea/coffee accompaniment.
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