Creamy Rhubarb Meringue Squares

Pat Duran


I have had this recipe for a long time -it was in one of those boxes on the closet shelf- I have been sorting out- -I think I am a recipe hoarder! LOL


★★★★★ 1 vote

12-16 servings
20 Min
10 Min


Add to Grocery List

  • CRUST:

  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 1/4 c
    walnuts, chopped fine

  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 4 c
    chopped, fresh or frozen rhubarb

  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    mini marshmallows
  • 1 1/2 c
    cold milk
  • 3 oz
    pkg. instant french vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/4 c
    flaked coconut, toasted, optional

How to Make Creamy Rhubarb Meringue Squares


  1. Crust:
    In a small bowl, combine all crust ingredients.
    Press into an ungreased 13x9- inch baking dish. Bake in 350^ oven for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire rack.
  2. Filling:
    In a large saucepan combine all filling ingredients; blending well.
    Bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer, uncovered for 5 minutes or until rhubarb is tender.
    Cool, pour over crust; chill.
  3. Topping:
    In a large mixer bowl of standard mixer, beat cream until thickened.
    Add powdered sugar gradually and beat until soft peaks form.
    Fold in marshmallows. Set aside.
    In a small bowl. whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes more, until soft set. Spread over cooled rhubarb layer.
    Now spread the Topping evenly over pudding and sprinkle with coconut ,if desired. Cover and chill for 4-5 hours until set.
    Remove from fridge 30 minutes before cutting.
    If desired use kitchen torch to brown top of meringue.

Printable Recipe Card

About Creamy Rhubarb Meringue Squares

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom

Show 4 Comments & Reviews

25 Scrumptious Strawberry Recipes

25 Scrumptious Strawberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's strawberry season! We've picked 25 "berry" good strawberry recipes you'll want to try.

15 Delicious Strawberry Desserts Recipe

15 Delicious Strawberry Desserts

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We don’t know about you, but strawberry desserts just scream warm weather to us! Fresh, tart and sweet, everything you want in a summer dessert. Check out these delicious strawberry...

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...