Meringue Squares

Meringue Squares

These are one of my favorites that my mother only made at Christmas time but they are delicious anytime!

Calories: 169

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Recipe Instructions

    1. Cream together butter or margarine and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.
    2. In another bowl, sift flour, salt, and baking powder together. Blend in to the creamed mixture, and then add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla to the dough.
    3. Spread dough in 9 x 13 inch greased baking pan, and sprinkle chopped nuts over top.
    4. In a small mixing bowl, beat egg white until stiff but not dry. Add brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla to the whipped egg white, and beat thoroughly. Spread meringue over the dough and nuts already in the pan.
    5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 20 to 30 minutes. Cool, and cut into bars.

    Directions

      1. Cream together butter or margarine and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.
      2. In another bowl, sift flour, salt, and baking powder together. Blend in to the creamed mixture, and then add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla to the dough.
      3. Spread dough in 9 x 13 inch greased baking pan, and sprinkle chopped nuts over top.
      4. In a small mixing bowl, beat egg white until stiff but not dry. Add brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla to the whipped egg white, and beat thoroughly. Spread meringue over the dough and nuts already in the pan.
      5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 20 to 30 minutes. Cool, and cut into bars.

        Nutrition Facts

        Per Serving: 169 calories; 7.5 g fat; 24.1 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g protein; 26 mg cholesterol; 107 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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