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Christmas Meringues

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Ingredients
  Egg whites 2
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ground brazil nuts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Maraschino cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
Add salt and gradually beat in sugar and lemon juice.
Continue beating until very stiff.
Measure 1/3 cup and reserve.
Fold nuts into remainder.
Drop by tablespoons onto brown-paper-covered cookie sheets.
Top each with small amount of reserved meringue and a bit of cherry.
Bake in preheated slow oven (275°F.) for about 35 minutes.
Remove cookies to rack while warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pudding
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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