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Nut Meringues

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Ingredients
  Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
  Icing sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Brazil nuts 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), finely chopped
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine dates and 1/2 cup sugar.
Beat egg whites until softly peaked, and add remaining sugar very gradually, beating until very stiff.
Fold in dates and nuts.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets covered with brown paper.
Bake in 275°F. oven 20 minutes or until set.
Cool on paper; then peel off.
Makes 4 dozen meringues.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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