Chewy cranberry meringues

These delicious chewy cranberry meringues, sometimes called cranberry chewies, make a delicate, pretty afternoon tea treat.
Photographer: Dean Wilmot

Chewy cranberry meringues




1.Preheat oven to 160°C (140°C fan-forced). Grease oven trays and line with baking paper.
2.Dry roast nuts in medium frying pan over medium heat until browned lightly, remove from pan. Cool.
3.Beat egg whites in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, beating until sugar dissolves.
4.Transfer to a bowl. Fold in sifted cornflour, rind, cranberries and nuts, in two batches.
5.Drop heaped tablespoons of mixture about 4cm apart onto trays. Bake for about 30 minutes. Stand on tray 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool. Dust with sifted icing sugar to serve.

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