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Chocolate Snowballs

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

GETTING READY
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.

MAKING
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.

SERVING
10) Drizzle chocolate sauce over the snowballs, just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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