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Meringue Mushrooms

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These Meringue Mushrooms are heavenly ! These chocolate coated sweet mushrooms are a novel dessert treat ! Try these Meringue Mushrooms and let me know if you like them !
  Egg whites 2 Large
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Unsweetened cocoa 2 Tablespoon
  Semi-sweet chocolate square 1 , melted

Line large cookie sheet with foil.
In small bowl, with mixer at high speed, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form; gradually beat in sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating well after each addition, until sugar completely dissolves and whites stand in stiff, glossy peaks.
Preheat oven to 200°F.
Spoon meringue into large decorating bag with large writing tip.
Pipe meringue onto cookie sheet in 15 mounds, each about 1 1/2 inches in diameter, to resemble mushroom caps.
If you like, place some cocoa in small fine meshed strainer; use to dust meringue mushroom caps.
Pipe remaining meringue upright onto cookie sheet in fifteen l 1/4 inch lengths to resemble mushroom stems.
Bake meringues 1 1/2 hours.
Turn oven off; let meringues stand in oven 30 minutes longer to dry.
Cool meringues completely on cookie sheet on wire rack.
With tip of paring knife, cut a small hole in center of underside of a mushroom cap.
Dip pointed end of mushroom stem in melted chocolate; attach stem to mushroom cap by inserting chocolate dipped end into hole in underside of mushroom cap.
Repeat with remaining caps and stems.
Let chocolate dry, about 1 hour.
Store mushrooms in tightly covered container up to a week.

Recipe Summary

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Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 542 Calories from Fat 103

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.4%

Saturated Fat 5 g25.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 99.7 mg4.2%

Total Carbohydrates 103 g34.4%

Dietary Fiber 13.6 g54.3%

Sugars 82.4 g

Protein 13 g26.9%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 1.4% Iron 5.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Meringue Mushrooms Recipe