Walnut Meringues Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Walnut meats2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Pitted dates1 Pound (2 1/2 Cups)
 Grated lemon rind2 Teaspoon
 Egg whites3
 Sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Candied cherries1 Tablespoon
 Dragees2 Tablespoon (Golden Colored)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5395 Calories from Fat 2895

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 324 g498%

Saturated Fat 25.5 g127.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 169 mg7%

Total Carbohydrates 569 g189.6%

Dietary Fiber 88.1 g352.6%

Sugars 451.4 g

Protein 105 g210.8%

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 24.5%

Calcium 53.7% Iron 121.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Grind walnuts and dates together; add lemon rind.
Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; add sugar gradually, beating until meringue stands in peaks.
Shape walnut-date mixture into tiny balls, pick up with tongs, and roll in meringue mixture.
Bake on greased cookie sheets in preheated slow oven (250°F.) for about 30 minutes.
Decorate tops with bits of candied cherries and gold dragees.
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