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Hedgehog Dessert

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  Apples 2 Large
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Egg whites 2
  Confectioners sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Slivered almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
2. Peel apples; cut lengthwise in half. Using teaspoon, scoop out core of each apple. Place apples cut side down in 9-inch pie plate.
3. In small saucepan, heat honey, water and lemon rind; brush over apples. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, brushing with cooking liquid, until apples are tender. Cool completely.
4. Preheat oven to 450° F.
5. Using electric mixer at high speed, beat egg whites in medium bowl until soft peaks form; gradually add confectioners' sugar, beating until egg whites are stiff.
6. Place apple halves cut side down on cookie sheet with nonstick finish; frost apples with meringue and place 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, pincushion fashion, in meringue of each. Bake for about 5 minutes, just until meringue is browned.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 897 Calories from Fat 230

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g42.3%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 104.1 mg4.3%

Total Carbohydrates 160 g53.3%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.5%

Sugars 134.9 g

Protein 19 g38.2%

Vitamin A 4.4% Vitamin C 42%

Calcium 18.2% Iron 16.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Hedgehog Dessert Recipe