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Apple Meringues

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 45 minutes

Number of servings: 4


    • 2 Jonagold or Golden Delicious apples, peeled, halved, and cored
    • 2 cups apple juice or water
    • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
    • 2 large egg whites
    • 2 Tbsp sugar
    • 2 Tbsp chopped, toasted almonds


In a small saucepot, poach apples in apple juice (or water) 8 to 10 minutes or until barely tender; drain. Spoon 2 Tbsp marmalade into center of each half.

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, with an electric mixer, beat egg whites until soft peaks form when beaters are lifted. Gradually beat in sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold in almonds.

Cover tops of apple halves to edges with egg-white mixture; place on baking sheet.

Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until tops are lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts
Apple Meringues  
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 45mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 37g
Protein 3g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 1
Meat 0
Fruit 1
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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