Spiced almond meringues

Yield: 18 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Butter
1 Egg white
1 pinch Cream of tartar
1 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
¼ cup Sugar
¾ cup Almonds -- ground

1. Grind almonds or buy already ground. 2. Grease a cookie sheet generously with 1 tablespoon butter or solid margarine. 3. Heat oven to 350 degrees. 4. Combine in a mixing bowl the egg white and a pinch of cream of tartar; beat until foamy. 5. Combine sugar and cinnamon.

Gradually add to egg white, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold in the ground almonds. 6. Drop by LEVEL tablespoons 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Cookies spread during baking so don't place too close together. 7. Bake 10 minutes or until cookies are a pale beige color.

Yield: About 18 cookies.

Recipe By : Jo Anne Merrill

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