CHOCOLATE MERINGUE BARS

 

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Ingredients

  • 3/4c butter
  • 1/2c sugar
  • 1 1/2c firmly packed brown sugar, divided
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1t vanilla
  • 2c flour
  • 1t baking powder
  • 1/4t baking soda
  • 1/4t salt
  • 6oz chocolate chips
  • 3/4c coarsely chopped pecans

Directions

  • -Combine butter, sugar, 1/2c brown sugar, egg yolks and vanilla in large mixing bowl, beat until thoroughly blended
  • -Combine flour, BP, BS and salt in medium bowl. Add to creamed mixture, blend well.
  • -Press dough into a greased 13x9 baking pan.
  • -Sprinkle dough with chocolate chips and pecans.
  • Beat egg whites until foamy, gradually add remaining 1c brown sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  • -Spread meringue over the chips and pecans.
  • -Bake 350 for 30-40 minutes. Cool completely before cutting into bars.

Notes

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