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Meringue-Topped Chocolate Chip Bars

Looking for a delicious dessert? Then check out these meringue-topped nutty bars that are baked using Pillsbury® refrigerated chocolate chip cookies.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

1
roll (18 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
3
egg whites
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup finely chopped nuts

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, break up cookie dough; press evenly in pan to form crust. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl with electric mixer, beat egg whites and vanilla on high speed until foamy. Gradually beat in brown sugar until stiff peaks form.
  • 3 Remove partially baked crust from oven. Spread meringue over warm crust, sealing to edge of pan. Sprinkle nuts evenly over meringue.
  • 4 Return to oven; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until meringue is golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack, about 30 minutes. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, break up cookie dough; press evenly in pan to form crust. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl with electric mixer, beat egg whites and vanilla on high speed until foamy. Gradually beat in brown sugar until stiff peaks form.
  • 3 Remove partially baked crust from oven. Spread meringue over warm crust, sealing to edge of pan. Sprinkle nuts evenly over meringue.
  • 4 Return to oven; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until meringue is golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack, about 30 minutes. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

While meringue is typically made by beating granulated sugar into stiffly beaten egg whites, we use brown sugar in this meringue, lending a wonderful caramelized flavor to the topping.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
95
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.