Creamy Rhubarb Meringue Squares

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12-16 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CRUST:

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

  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • 4 c
    chopped, fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • TOPPING:

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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.
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    Note:
    If desired use kitchen torch to brown top of meringue.

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About Creamy Rhubarb Meringue Squares

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




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