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Apricot Meringue Bars

Apricot Meringue Bars

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Servings: Makes 24 bars

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

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2 cups all-purpose flour (Crust)
1/2 cup sugar (Crust)
1 cup Butter, unsalted, room temperature (Crust)
1 teaspoon lemon zest (Crust)
2 each egg white (Filling)
1/4 cup sugar (Filling)
1/2 cup Walnuts, finely chopped (Filling)
1 1/2 cup apricot preserves (Filling)

directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. In a bowl, mix flour and sugar. Using a pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until lumps are gone. Or, blend flour and sugar in a food processor; add butter with 1 teaspoon lemon zest and process until the consistency of cornmeal. Press mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 9-by-13-inch pan. Bake crust at 350 degrees F for 23 to 25 minutes until pale gold.
3. While crust is baking, use an electric mixer on medium to whisk 2 egg whites until they form soft peaks. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating until egg whites form stiff peaks. For 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts if desired.
4. When crust is done baking, stir 12 ounces (about 1 1/2 cups) apricot preserves, then spread evenly over crust. Spread meringue over preserves. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until meringue is pale gold.
5. Cool pan completely on a rack before cutting into squares, about 25 minutes. These are best the day they're made but can be stored in a cool, dry place at room temperature overnight.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, May - June 2007

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1 cup Butter, unsalted, room temperature (Crust)  
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1 teaspoon lemon zest (Crust)  
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* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate Less Than 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Less Than 25g 30g
Nutritional Facts
Servings Makes 24 bars
Base Nutrients
Calories 179 kcal (9%)
Calories from Fat 81
Total Fat 9 g (14%)
Saturated Fat 5 g (25%)
Cholesterol 20 mg (7%)
Sodium 30 mg (1%)
Total Carbohydrates 21 g (7%)
Dietary Fiber 0 n/a
Protein 3 g (5%)
Vitamins
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Minerals
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
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