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Lemon Meringue Bars

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  Eggs 2 , separated
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted confectioners' sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

Combine egg yolks and next 5 ingredients in bowl and knead with hands until mixture is smooth and color evenly distributed.
Spread in ungreased 9-inch square pan and bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) 10 minutes.
Remove from oven and cool while making meringue.
Beat egg whites until they hold soft peaks.
Gradually sprinkle on granulated sugar and beat until firm; beat in lemon juice.
Spread over cookie dough and return to oven 20 to 25 minutes, or until well browned.
Cool and cut in bars.
Makes about 2 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2042 Calories from Fat 902

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 102 g157.6%

Saturated Fat 61.1 g305.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 664.9 mg221.6%

Sodium 640.4 mg26.7%

Total Carbohydrates 260 g86.6%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20.1%

Sugars 160.1 g

Protein 27 g53.5%

Vitamin A 66.2% Vitamin C 43.7%

Calcium 12.1% Iron 43.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemon Meringue Bars Recipe