Lemon Meringue Bars

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 18 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Blend piecrust mix, the 1/4 cup sugar and 1 of the eggs in medium size bowl with a pastry blender.
  • Pat dough evenly into a greased 13x9x2 inch baking pan.
  • Bake in oven (350) for 10 minutes. Remove to wire rack; leave oven on.
  • Beat the remaining 3 eggs and the 1 cup sugar in a medium size bowl with mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in lemon rind and juice and flour; pour mixture over pie crust.
  • Return to oven; bake 15 minutes longer.
  • Beat egg whites with cream of tartar in a medium size bowl with mixer until frothy. Beat in remaining 3 tablespoons sugar,1 tablespoon at a time, until meringue forms stiff peaks.
  • Remove pan from oven. Raise oven temperature to 450.
  • Spread meringue mixture over lemon mixture.
  • Return to oven and bake 5 minutes more or until meringue peaks are golden brown.
  • Cool on wire rack. Cut with a wet knife into bars.
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