These are really easy to make, and their flavor improves if they're made a few weeks in advance, and stored in the freezer.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, beat egg white until foamy. Gradually beat in sugar, and continue beating until thick and glossy; set aside.

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  • Whip cream in a large bowl. Carefully fold in sherry, almond extract, macaroon crumbs, ground almonds, and chopped red and green cherries. Gently fold egg white into cream mixture.

  • Spoon into 8 paper baking cups placed in medium size muffin tray. Sprinkle with slivered almonds. Cover muffin tray with clear plastic wrap, then wrap with aluminum foil. Freeze overnight.

  • To serve: Let sit for 5 minutes at room temperature, then garnish with maraschino cherry halves.

Nutrition Facts

251.2 calories; 4.4 g protein; 18.4 g carbohydrates; 40.8 mg cholesterol; 26 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
01/26/2004
Made this for my mother since she enjoys this type of dessert. Turned out pretty well. Omitted the green cherries and doubled the amount of red ones. Nice garnished with raisins too. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/25/2004
Made this for my mother since she enjoys this type of dessert. Turned out pretty well. Omitted the green cherries and doubled the amount of red ones. Nice garnished with raisins too. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2010
very good! I used Rum instead of Sherry. Read More
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