CHOCOLATE CHERRY CHUNK MERINGUES

 

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Ingredients

  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup granulated Splenda
  • 3/4 cup powdered Splelnda
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries, chopped
  • 3 ounces cocoa powder

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 200ºF.
  • Cover a large baking sheet with parchment paper. (this will be either to pipe cookies onto or you can draw circles for the "layers" and then turn the parchment over).
  • Place egg whites and cream of tartar in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed until soft peaks form.
  • Increase speed to high, and gradually add sugar, a little at a time, beathing until stiff peaks form. Add extract; beat just until blended.
  • Fold in cherries and powder.
  • Fill a bag and with star tip pipe either kisses or whatever shape you want.
  • Bake for an hour to an hour and a half (longer for bigger shapes).
  • Turn oven off, and cool meringue in closed oven 1 1/2 hours or until dry.
  • Carefully remove meringue from paper

Notes

These are wonderfully light and full of flavor and definitely available to those watching their calorie intake.

Categories: Low Carbohydrates 

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