Total Calories: 2,173
In a large mixer bowl at low speed, beat powdered sugar, egg whites, water, almond extract and cream of tartar until well blended. Beat at high speed for 3 minutes or until thick and glossy with soft peaks.
Divide mixture into small bowls, tinting each with food color as desired. Drop about 1/4 cup of the nuts at a time into colored mixture. Stir to coat well.With a fork, remove nuts, one at a time, shaking off excess icing. Use a small knife to push nuts off fork onto waxed paper. Thin mixture with a few drops of water if necessary. Let nuts stand overnight or until completely set. Store in an airtight container.