Apricot Meringue Bars

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READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 32 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, combine flour and 1/2 cup sugar.
  • Cut in butter until crumbly.
  • Add egg yolks and vanilla; mix well.
  • Press into a greased 15 in x 10 in x 1 in baking pan.
  • Bate at 350°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Spread apricot filling over crust.
  • In a small mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually beat in the remaining sugar, 1 Tbsp at a time on high until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  • Spread over apricot layer.
  • Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
  • Cut into bars.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.
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