Almond-Raspberry Meringue Bars

Ronda Krouch

By
@rmkrouch

A bit defront, but very good..


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Serves:

36

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1
egg
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
7 oz
almond paste
1/2 tsp
almond extract
2 c
all purpose flour
3/4 c
raspberry preserves, seedless
3
egg whites
1/2 c
white sugar
1/2 c
coconut, flaked

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9x13 inch baking pan with greased aluminum foil. To make the Crust: in a large bowl, mix together the butter, almond paste, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in one egg and the almond extract. Mix in the flour and stir until well blended. Bake 20-25 , or until golden. Cool slightly, and spread the raspberry preserves over the crust.
2
In a large glass or metal bowl, whip egg whites until they form soft peakes. Gradually beat in 1/2 cup sugar until peaks become stiff. Spread the meringue over the jam and sprinkle with coconut.
3
Bake 15-20 minutes, or until firm. Let cool on wire rack. Lift foil from pan and cut bars with a sharp knife.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy