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Sugary Dessert Shells

 Sugary Dessert Shells
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Pudding, mousse or ice cream
  • Fresh fruit

Directions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Draw two 6-in. circles on
  • paper; set aside. In a small bowl, beat egg whites on medium speed
  • until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoon at a
  • time, on high until stiff peaks form. Beat in the butter and
  • vanilla. Gradually beat in flour until smooth.
  • Spoon 2 tablespoons of batter over each parchment paper circle;
  • spread with the back of a spoon to cover circle. Bake at 350°
  • for 8-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Remove from the paper with a metal spatula and immediately place each
  • over an inverted 6-oz. custard cup or small bowl; shape around cup.
  • Repeat with remaining batter to make six more shells (parchment
  • paper can be reused). Fill with pudding and fruit. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 132 calories,

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Sugary Dessert Shells (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.