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Dark Chocolate Dipped Almond Meringues

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Ingredients
For meringue
  Egg whites 4 Large
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bittersweet chocolate 2 Ounce, finely chopped
  Semisweet chocolate chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Glaze)
Directions

1.
Preheat oven to 200°.
2.
To prepare meringues, cover a baking sheet with parchment paper; secure to baking sheet with masking tape.
3.
Beat egg whites with a mixer at high speed until foamy.
Add cream of tartar and salt; beat until soft peaks form.
Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form (do not overbeat).
Gently fold in almond extract and chopped chocolate.
Drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet.
Bake at 200° for 2 hours or until dry.
(Meringues are done when the surface is dry and meringues can be removed from paper without sticking to fingers.) Turn oven off; leave meringues in oven 1 hour or until cool and crisp.
Remove from the oven; carefully remove the meringues from parchment paper.
Cool completely on a wire rack.
4.
To prepare glaze, place chips in a medium microwave-safe bowl.
Microwave at MEDIUM (50% power) 30 seconds or until melted, stirring until smooth.
Dip half of each meringue in chocolate.
Place on wire rack to dry.
Store in an airtight .container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1123 Calories from Fat 316

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.9%

Saturated Fat 17.1 g85.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1395.6 mg58.1%

Total Carbohydrates 195 g65%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.4%

Sugars 163 g

Protein 18 g35.7%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 2.8% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Dark Chocolate Dipped Almond Meringues Recipe