Coconut Meringue Bars

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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

  • 1In 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.
  • 2Add coconut ; Beat the egg yolks and stir in crumb mixture.
  • 3Pack the mixture into a buttered 9" square pan.
  • 4Beat 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.
  • 5Bake @ 325° for 20-25 minutes until meringue is firm and lightly browned.
  • 6Cool in the pan and then cut into square bars.
  • 7If 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