|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)|
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.
Calories 292 Calories from Fat 125
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15 g23%
Saturated Fat 3.4 g17%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 57.4 mg2.4%
Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%
Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%
Sugars 36.3 g
Protein 4 g8.6%
Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 2.2%
Calcium 4% Iron 3.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet