Grandma's Rhubarb Bars

Aurora McBee

By
@aurora

Even if rhubarb season is over, but you happened to freeze some, this recipe is worth using it in! It came from my Grandma Mickey, ranch cook extraordinaire!


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Serves:

20

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

1 c
butter, room temperature
2 c
flour
2 Tbsp
sugar

FILLING

6
egg yolks
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
sugar
4 Tbsp
flour
1 c
heavy cream
1 tsp
vanilla
5 c
rhubarb, chopped

TOPPING

6
egg whites
dash salt
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
3/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350*. Have ready a 9 x 13 inch pan.
2
For Crust: Mix sugar and flour. Cut in butter, until mixture is crumbly. (a food processor works well here) Pat into pan. Bake 10 minutes.
3
While crust is baking, prepare the filling: Beat egg yolks, salt, sugar, flour, cream, and vanilla. Add rhubarb. Pour over crust. Bake 25 minutes. Lower oven temp. to 300*, bake 20 minutes more. Remove from oven.
4
Raise oven temp. back to 350*
5
While your bars are baking, prepare the topping: Beat ingredients intil stiff peaks form. Spread over hot filling. Bake for 15 minutes, or until meringue is nicely browned.
6
Cool and cut into bars.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom