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Chocolate Snowballs Recipe
|Egg whites||3 (Room Temperature)|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Unsweetened cocoa powder||2 Tablespoon|
|Chopped candied red cherries||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Finely chopped walnuts||2 Tablespoon|
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g9.2%
Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 40.6 mg1.7%
Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.4%
Dietary Fiber 3 g12%
Sugars 33.7 g
Protein 5 g10%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0.16%
Calcium 1.9% Iron 7.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1) Preheat oven to 275F (135C).
2) Use 2 cookie sheets to line with brown paper. Place these aside.
3) In a medium mixer bowl, combine egg whites and cream of tartar. Beat the mixture to foamy.
4) Gradually add sugar, and keep on beating to very stiff and glossy mixture.
5) Sift in cocoa over mixture and blend well by thorough beating.
6) Fold in candied cherries and walnuts.
7) Spoon the mixture in separate rounds over the lined cookie sheets using slightly rounded tablespoons. Keep about 2 inches distance from each other.
8) Place inside oven and bake for 35 minutes in preheated oven.
9) Switch off the oven and leave meringue inside the oven for at least 1 hour.
10) Drizzle chocolate sauce over the snowballs, just before serving.