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Apricot Meringue Bars

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Serves 32 Bars | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 45 Minutes total

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Taste Of Home - Krissy Fossmeyer

Sweet Apricot Filling & Delicate Meringue Topping

Ingredients You'll Need

3 cups flour
1 cup sugar, divided
1 cup cold butter
4 eggs, separated
1 tsp vanilla
2 cans (12 oz. each) apricot filling
1/2 cup chopped pecans


In a large bowl, combine the flour and 1/2 cup sugar

Cut in the butter until crumbly

Add the egg yolks and vanilla

Mix well

Press into a greased 15 x 10 inch baking pan

Bake at 350 F for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned

Spread the apricot filling over the crust

In a large bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form

Gradually add the remaining sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time

Beat until stiff peaks form

Spread over the apricot layer

Sprinkle with the pecans

Bake for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned

Cool in the pan on a wire rack

Cut into bars

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