White Chip Meringue Dessert Bars

White Chip Meringue Dessert Bars

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
25 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Yields:
24 bars (2 dozen)

Brown sugar-sweetened meringue gives these White Chip Meringue Dessert Bars a delicate texture.

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • TOPPING
  • 2 cups (12-ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
  • 1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped nuts, divided
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

FOR CRUST:
COMBINE
flour and powdered sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly onto the bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

BAKE for 10 to 12 minutes or until set.

FOR TOPPING:
SPRINKLE
morsels and 1 cup chopped nuts over hot crust.

BEAT egg whites in medium mixer bowl until frothy. Gradually add brown sugar. Beat until stiff peaks form. Carefully spread meringue over morsels and nuts. Sprinkle with remaining nuts.

BAKE For 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm or cool completely.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/24 bars (2 dozen) of recipe
  • Calories 270
  • Calories from Fat 140

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

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 16g 25%
  • Saturated Fat 9g 44%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 7%
  • Sodium 80mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 29g 10%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 3%
  • Sugars 19g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 4%

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