Fruit Filled Chocolate Chip Meringue Nests
Yield: 10 servings
4 large egg whites 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cream of tartar 1 cup granulated sugar 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLɮ TOLL HOUSE� Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
2/3 cup (5 fl-oz. can) NESTLɮ CARNATION� Evaporated Milk 1 cup (6. oz.) NESTLɮ TOLL HOUSE� Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels 1 tbsp granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/8 tsp salt 3 cups fresh fruit or berries (whole blackberries, blueberries or raspberries, sliced kiwi, peaches or strawberries)
Preheat oven to 300� 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.
Source: The Dallas Morning News Recipe Of The Day Mailer