Coconut Meringue Bars

Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

This is another one of my Grandma's recipes , these are delicious and really easy to make chewy bars.


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Serves:

2 doz. bars

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sifted flour
1/2 c
powdered milk
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 c
brown sugar ; divided
1/2 c
butter
1 c
coconut
2
eggs, separated

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl cut together with a pastry cutter ( or use 2 knifes ) the flour , powdered milk , baking powder , 1/2 cup of the brown sugar and the butter , cut until crumbly.
2
Add coconut ; Beat the egg yolks and stir in crumb mixture.
3
Pack the mixture into a buttered 9" square pan.
4
Beat the egg whites until stiff but not to stiff ; Gradually add the remaining 1 cup brown sugar ; continue beating until glossy , about 3 minutes ; Spread over top coconut crumb mixture ; Swirl with knife to make interesting pattern.
5
Bake @ 325° for 20-25 minutes until meringue is firm and lightly browned.
6
Cool in the pan and then cut into square bars.
7
If they last that long , store in an air tight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #coconut