Mango “Beach Party” Puffs

Mango “Beach Party” Puffs
Mango “Beach Party” Puffs
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes plus cooling | Cook Time: 20 minutes

16 round 'buttery' crackers 4 eggs Pinch of salt 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 6 tablespoons flaked coconut 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts 2 ripe mangos, peeled, pitted and cubed Whipped cream


Preheat oven to 350 °F. Use a rolling pin to crush crackers in a sealed plastic bag. Separate 4 eggs and place whites into large mixing bowl (discard yolks). Add pinch of salt to egg whites and beat until stiff. Continue beating and gradually add sugar, baking powder and vanilla extract until mixture stands in peaks. Fold in crushed crackers, coconut flakes and chopped macadamia nuts. Spray muffin tin with non-stick spray. Spoon mixture into muffin tin cups and make a small 'bowl' in the center of each with a spoon. Place in oven to bake for 18-20 minutes until light golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool before serving Meanwhile, remove mango flesh in small (1/4 inch) cubes. When ready to serve---top each puff with a dollop of whipped cream and a heaping spoonful of cubed mango. Enjoy!


Nutrition Information: Each serving (2 pieces of toast) contains 725 calories, 121 g carbohydrate (40% Daily Value), 16 g fiber (65% Daily Value), 18 g protein (36% Daily Value), 24 g fat (38% Daily Value), 2.5 g saturated fat (12% Daily Value), 0 mg cholesterol (0% Daily Value), 327 mg sodium (14% Daily Value), and 1291 mg potassium (37% Daily Value), 165 mg vitamin C (275% Daily Value), 4912 IU vitamin A (98% Daily Value), 191 mg calcium (19% Daily Value), 5 mg iron (26% Daily Value).

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