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Chocolate-Filled Meringues Recipe
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Chocolate-Filled Meringues Recipe

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"These lovely delicate meringue shells are easy to make, and their crisp texture is a perfect complement to the creamy chocolate filling," says Mary Lou Wayman from Salt Lake City, Utah.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 cup whipped topping
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 369 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place egg whites in a small bowl; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Add the cream of tartar, vanilla and salt; beat on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spoon meringue into six mounds on paper. Using the back of a spoon, shape into 3-in. cups. Bake at 300° for 35 minutes. Turn off oven and do not open door; let meringues dry for 1 hour. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For filling, in a bowl, beat cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and cocoa until smooth and fluffy. Fold in whipped topping. Process the strawberries in a blender or food processor until pureed. To serve, spoon filling into meringue shells. Top with strawberry sauce. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate-Filled Meringues in Taste of Home April/May 2002, p65

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 369 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 13, 2013

"Everyone commented on this dessert, and the dish was empty in no time. Will make again, but use less sugar or replace with stevia."

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Reviewed Feb. 1, 2011

"THERE IS NO RECIPE FOR THE STRAWBERRY SAUCE TO TOP THE DESSERTS INCLUDED"

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Reviewed Sep. 6, 2010

"I have made this many times! It always has great reviews."

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