Apricot Meringue Nut Bars Recipe

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Apricot Meringue Nut Bars

Margaret Riley

By
@artist51

Light and yummy cookie bar!


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Serves:

18

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
sugar
1
egg
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 1/4 c
flour
1/8 tsp
salt
2
egg whites
1/2 c
sugar
1 c
apricot jam
1/2 c
pecans, in pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream together 1/2 cup butter and 1/4 cup sugar. Add 1 egg and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Mix together dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture.
2
Pat dough into 9" x 13" pan. Cover with apricot jam.
3
Beat in a bowl egg whites until stiff but not dry. Gradually add, and continuing to beat,1/2 cup sugar. When mixture stands in peaks, fold in 1/2 cup pecans. Spread over jam.
4
Bake 35 minutes. Cool before cutting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American