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Mint Dreams

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Ingredients
  Egg whites 3
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fine chocolate wafer crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Crushed peppermint candy 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Semi sweet chocolate 1 Ounce, grated
Directions

Grease a 9-inch square baking pan; set aside.
Preheat oven to 325°F (165°C).
In a medium mixing bowl, beat egg whites and salt until soft peaks form.
Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar, beating until glossy and stiff peaks form.
Beat in vanilla.
Fold in crumbs and walnuts.
Spread in prepared pan.
Bake 35 minutes.
Cool.
Several hours before serving, whip cream.
Fold in 2 tablespoons sugar and peppermint candy.
Spread over cooled chocolate mixture.
Garnish with grated chocolate.
Cut into squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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