Fruit-Filled Chocolate Chip Meringue Nests

Fruit-Filled Chocolate Chip Meringue Nests

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5
25 min.
prep
70 min.
total
10 servings

Delicate, light meringue nests overflowing with fresh fruit and drizzled with warm chocolate sauce -- how could anyone resist?

Ingredients

  • MERINGUES
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • CHOCOLATE SAUCE
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 cup (6 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 3 cups fresh fruit or berries (whole blackberries, blueberries or raspberries, sliced kiwi, peaches or strawberries)
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FOR MERINGUES:
PREHEAT
oven to 300º F. Lightly grease baking sheets.

BEAT egg whites, salt and cream of tartar in large mixer bowl until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar; beat until sugar is dissolved. Gently fold in morsels. Spread meringue into ten 3-inch nests with deep wells about 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.

BAKE for 35 to 45 minutes or until meringues are dry and crisp. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

FOR CHOCOLATE SAUCE:
HEAT
evaporated milk to boiling in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Stir in morsels. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is slightly thickened and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in sugar, vanilla extract and salt.

DRIZZLE meringues with Chocolate Sauce and fill with fruit (whole blackberries, blueberries or raspberries, sliced kiwi, peaches or strawberries); serve immediately.

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Fruit Filled Chocholate Chip Meringue Nests

These were so easy to make and they are light and very yummy! I need to make more on my next batch! They go too fast

- L Venvertloh from FRISCO, TX

Fruit-Filled Chocolate Chip Meringue Nests

I made these for Easter. They were wonderful and very easy to make. Next time I make them I'll make a larger batch....they were gone in a flash. Thank you Nestle for the many delicious recipes you provide for all of us Very Best Bakers.

- Betty Sodders from STOCKTON, CA

Fruit-Filled Chocolate Chip Meringue Nests

I ended up making a double batch of these, as the first batch I made with ALL SPLENDA, not a good result. So in the next batch I used SPLENDA for baking, with much better results. I need to watch how much "sugar" is in all my baking, but some times, a litttle sugar makes all the difference. That aside, these meringue nests are very good, and I will be making them again.

- ANGELINA ROGERS from AKRON, OH

Fruit-Filled Chocolate Chip Meringue Nests

These are perfect for Easter Sunday desserts! Nice change from the traditional coconut nests with jelly beans. Great for gluten-free diets too!

- Carol Nardello from KAILUA, HI

out of this world dessert

I just think this recipe is out of this world. I just love how this is a meringue and the chocolate sauce is so very rich and makes this so very good. and the fruit is so very good with is.

- carla marshall from BELLE FOURCHE, SD

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 10

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 400
  • Calories from Fat: 140
  • Total Fat: 16g (24% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 9g (47% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 5mg (2% of DV)
  • Sodium: 180mg (8% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 61g (20% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g (16% of DV)
  • Sugars: 49g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Vitamin A: 0% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 15% of DV
  • Calcium: 4% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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