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Jelly Meringue Bars

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It's extremely easy to make this Jelly Meringue Bars - a big hit with kids and adults alike. So try out this deliciously different recipe for Jelly Meringue Bars and serve it to your loved ones - they'll simply love it!
Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Confectioner' s sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted
  Eggs 2
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Jelly 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), ground
Directions

Cream together shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in eggs.
Add flour and blend well.
Press with hand into bottom of ungreased, 13 by 9-inch oblong pan.
Bake in a moderate oven (350° F) 10 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Cool slightly and spread with jelly.
Beat egg whites until stiff.
Gradually add sugar and cinnamon and beat until glossy.
Fold in nuts.
Pile on top of jelly.
Return to 350° F oven and continue baking 25 minutps or until topping is golden brown.
Cool slightly and cut into bars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday

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