Coconut Meringue Bars

1
Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Coconut Meringue Bars

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.

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About Coconut Meringue Bars

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




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