Chocolate-Almond Meringue Cookies

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Nutritional Information

Calories 33
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Fat 1.3 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.7 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 4.8 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 4 mg
Calcium 6 mg

Ingredients

1/3 cup slivered almonds, ground
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 (1-ounce) square semisweet chocolate, grated
2 large egg whites (at room temperature)
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 300°.

Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl; set aside.

Beat egg whites and cream of tartar at high speed of a mixer until foamy. Gradually add sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Add almond extract, and beat until blended. Gently fold in almond mixture.

Drop egg white mixture by level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake egg white mixture at 300° for 45 minutes. Remove cookies from pan; let cool on wire racks.

Note:

Jim Fobel,

January 1997