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Lemon Meringue Bars

Ingredients

  • 1 package pie crust mix
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  2. Blend pie crust mix, the 1/4 cup of sugar and 1 of the eggs in a medium size bowl with a pastry blender.
  3. Pat dough gently into prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove to wire rack, leaving oven on.
  6. Beat the 3 remaining eggs and the 1 cup sugar in a medium size bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  7. Beat in lemon rind and juice and flour; pour mixture over pie crust.
  8. Return to oven; bake 15 minutes longer.
  9. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar in a medium size bowl with an electric mixer until frothy.
  10. Beat in remaining 3 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, until meringue forms stiff peaks.
  11. Remove pan from oven. Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees F.
  12. Spread meringue mixture over lemon mixture.
  13. Return to oven and bake 5 minutes more or until meringue peaks are golden brown.
  14. Cool on wire rack.
  15. Cut with a wet knife into bars.

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