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“Great for a party or for individual noshing!”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
5 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 eggs, whites only,at room temperature
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 14 cup butter or 14 cup margarine, melted
  • 1 lb shelled walnuts (or a mixture of your choice) or 1 lb shelled pecans (or a mixture of your choice) or 1 lb shelled cashews (or a mixture of your choice) or 1 lb shelled peanuts (or a mixture of your choice)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 275 degrees.
  2. Have a 15-1/2 X 10-1/2 inch jelly roll pan ready.
  3. Beat egg whites in a large bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form when beaters are lifted.
  4. Gradually add sugar, beating until whites are stiff and glossy.
  5. Stir in butter; add nuts and toss to coat well.
  6. Spread in ungreased pan.
  7. Bake 1 hour or until meringue is dry, stirring every 15 minutes to separate nuts.
  8. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  9. Store tightly covered at room temperature up to 2 months.
  10. (If they last that long!).

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