Golden Apple Meringues
2 (about 3/4 lb.) Golden Delicious or Rome Beauty apples
2 cups apple juice or water
1/2 cup orange marmalade
2 egg whites
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons shopped, toasted almonds
Poach apples in apple juice about 5-7 minutes or until barely tender; drain. Spoon 2 tablespoons marmalade into center of each half. Beat egg white to soft peaks. Add sugar gradually; beat until stiff. Fold in almonds. Cover tops of apple halves to edges with meringue. Bake at 350 degrees F. 7-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Per Serving: Calories 264; Protein 3 grams; Fat 2.7 grams; Carbohydrates 60 grams; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 35 mg; Fiber 2 grams.
Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.