Toffee-Almond Meringues

Toffee-Almond Meringues
Lucy Schaeffer

These meringues are sweet, nutty, and the perfect treat.

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12
Servings
180
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/4 Teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 Cups sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 Cups Heath toffee bits
  • 1 Cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

Preheat the oven to 250 degrees. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, whip the egg whites and lemon juice to soft peaks. With the mixer on medium, add the sugar 1 tablespoon at a time, then add the vanilla. Increase the mixer speed to high and beat to stiff, glossy peaks. Using a spatula, gently fold the toffee bits and nuts into the egg whites.

Using a level medium (1½-tablespoon size) cookie scoop, drop scoops of meringue on the prepared cookie sheets, 2 inches apart. Transfer to the oven and bake for 30 minutes, rotating the cookie sheets on the oven racks halfway through the baking time. Turn the oven off and let the meringues sit in the oven for at least 1 hour to cool and set.

Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.

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Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
15%
Sugar
20g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Protein
3g
5%
Carbs
21g
7%
Vitamin A
36µg
4%
Vitamin C
0.2mg
0.3%
Vitamin E
0.2mg
0.9%
Vitamin K
0.6µg
0.7%
Calcium
14mg
1%
Fiber
0.7g
2.6%
Folate (food)
10µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
10µg
3%
Iron
0.3mg
1.7%
Magnesium
17mg
4%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.1mg
0.6%
Phosphorus
39mg
6%
Polyunsaturated
5g
N/A
Potassium
63mg
2%
Sodium
29mg
1%
Sugars, added
20g
N/A
Zinc
0.3mg
2.1%