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    Chocolate Meringue Stars

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    40 mins

    5 mins

    35 mins

    Jellyqueen's Note:

    These are easy and attractive cookies. They are light and chewy and you can't eat just one. I usually make them at Christmas, but they will do for any occasion.

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    • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate
    • 1 tablespoon shortening


    1. 1
      In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites and vanilla until soft peaks form.
    2. 2
      Gradually add sugar, about 2 Tablespoons at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
    3. 3
      Gently fold in cocoa.
    4. 4
      Place in a pastry bag with a large open star tip.
    5. 5
      Line baking sheets with foil and coat the foil with nonstick cooking spray.
    6. 6
      Pipe stars, about 1 1/4 in.
    7. 7
      diameter, onto foil, or drop by rounded teaspoons.
    8. 8
      Bake at 300 for 30-35 minutes or util lightly browned.
    9. 9
      Remove from foil; cool on wire racks.
    10. 10
      In a microwave or double boiler, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth.
    11. 11
      Dip the cookies halfway into glaze; place on waxed paper to harden.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 26, 2003


      It is true that you can not just eat one. I ended up making a double batch. I knew I wouldn't have time or patience for the glaze so I sprinkled them with chocolate sprinkles before I baked them. Looked pretty and tasted great.

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    • on March 28, 2004


      These are such delicate and attractive cookies it's hard to believe that I made them. I'm really scared of pastry bags, so kept putting off making them, but in the end, they were very very easy. Rather than glaze them, I melted the chocolate and made sandwiches. My chocoholic husband is in heaven. Thank you very much for the recipe.

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    • on January 18, 2004


      I thought these were fantastic! I didnt use the glaze on them because I wanted to cut back on the work I was spenging in the kitchen over the Holidays and the turned out really really good! Thanks so much for this recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Meringue Stars

    Serving Size: 1 (374 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 123.3
    Calories from Fat 102
    Total Fat 11.4 g
    Saturated Fat 4.9 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 7.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 7.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    Sugars 4.3 g
    Protein 1.8 g

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