Who's There Meringue Bars

Who's There Meringue Bars

Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
35 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
20 mins
Yields:
36 bars

Who's There Meringue Bars features a yummy combination of honey-roasted peanuts and chocolate morsels mixed with a fluffy meringue mixture that will simply delight friends and family alike.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for Baking
  • 1/2 cup packed SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend, divided
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided
  • 3/4 cup honey roasted peanuts, divided

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 325º F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

COMBINE flour and baking soda in small bowl. Beat SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for Baking, 1/4 cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend and butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg yolks and vanilla extract. Gradually beat in flour mixture until crumbly. Stir in 1 1/2 cups morsels and 1/2 cup nuts. Press dough onto bottom of prepared baking pan.

BEAT egg whites in small mixer bowl until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in remaining SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend until stiff peaks form; spread over dough. Sprinkle with remaining morsels and remaining nuts.

BAKE for 35 to 40 minutes or until top is set and lightly browned. Cool in pan on wire rack for 20 minutes. Cut into bars while still warm.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/36 bars of recipe
  • Calories 130
  • Calories from Fat 60

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 7g 11%
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g 17%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 6%
  • Sodium 65mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 15g 5%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 4%
  • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%

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