Almond Raspberry Meringue Bars Recipe

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Almond Raspberry Meringue Bars

Carole F

By
@BakersQueen

This happens to be my husbands favorite bar cookie. He requests that I make it every Christmas. He loves it with the Raspberry jam. I found this recipe in 1978 on the back of a bag of Gold Medal flour. It has been a hit with him ever since.


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Serves:

18

Ingredients

COOKIE BASE:

2 c
gold medal flour
2
egg yolks, reserve whites
1/2 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
slivered almonds
1/2 c
raspberry or strawberry jam

TOPPING

1/3 c
sugar
1/2
slivered almonds
2
reserved egg whites

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Mix flour, egg yolks, 1/2 cup of the sugar, the salt, margarine and 1/2 half cup slivered almonds (dough will be stiff). Press dough in ungreased square pan, 9x9x2 inches. Bake until edges are light brown, 15 to 20 minutes; cool slightly. Spread with jam.
2
Beat egg whites until foamy. Beat in 1/3 cup sugar gradually; continue beating until stiff and glossy. Spread meringue over jam;sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup slivered almonds. Bake until meringue is light brown, 8-10 minutes. Cool slightly; cut into 18 squares, or larger if desired.
3
Just a note here...you can use just about any flavor of jam that you wish...blueberry, cherry, apricot..your choice. When I found this recipe they only showed using raspberry and strawberry.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy