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Coconut Meringue Nests
Coconut Meringue Nests

Coconut Meringue Nests

1 Hr(s) 35 Min(s) (incl. cooling)
20 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) 15 Min(s) Cook
Surprise everyone with our delightful Coconut Meringue Nests recipe. These Coconut Meringue Nests are filled with a vanilla pudding mixture and almonds.
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20 servings
Original recipe yields 20 servings
4 egg whites
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 cup sugar
1 cup cold milk
1 cup pastel candy-coated chocolate-covered almonds
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 250ºF.
2
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar in medium bowl with mixer on high speed 5 min. or until mixture forms soft peaks. Add sugar, 1 Tbsp. at a time, beating constantly after each addition until stiff peaks form. Beat additional 3 min. or until mixture is glossy. Gently stir in half the coconut.
3
Spoon egg white mixture into 10 mounds on each of 2 parchment-covered baking sheets. Use back of spoon to shape each into 2-1/2-inch round, then make depression in center of each mound to resemble nest. Sprinkle remaining coconut around edges; press gently into egg white mixture to secure.
4
Bake 50 min. to 1 hour or until meringues are dry and coconut is golden brown. Cool completely on baking sheets. Meanwhile, beat pudding mix and milk with whisk 2 min. (Pudding will be thick.) Stir in COOL WHIP. Refrigerate until ready to use.
5
Spoon pudding mixture into meringue nests just before serving; top with almonds.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Prepare using your favorite flavor of JELL-O Instant Pudding.
Tip 2
How to Easily Fill the Meringue Nests
Spoon chilled pudding into resealable plastic bag. Cut small piece off one bottom corner of bag; use to pipe pudding mixture into meringue nests just before serving.
Tip 3
Substitute
Prepare using 1 pkg. (1 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Sugar Free Fat Free Instant Pudding.
Nutrition
Calories
160
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
8%
Saturated Fat 3.5g
18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol less than 5mg
1%
Sodium 105mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates 24g
9%
Dietary Fiber 1g
4%
Sugars 22g
44%
Protein 2g
4%
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
35%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
20 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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