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Walnut Meringue Bars

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Eggs 5 , separated
  Sugar 6 Tablespoon
  Sweet butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
  Apricot jam 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground walnuts 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Confectionery sugar 4 Tablespoon
Directions

In a bowl, combine flour, egg yolks, sugar, butter and vanilla.
Blend with fork until dough comes away from sides, of bowl.
Press dough into an 1 lxl6-inch pan.
Spread with jam.
Beat egg whites until stiff, gradually beating in 1 cup sugar.
Fold in nuts.
Spread over dough.
Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.
Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
Cool and cut into bars.
Any kind of jam can be substituted for the apricot.
The cookie is very rich, so make the bars small.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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