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Tasty Blueberry Pie Meringue Topped Squares

By: Bella Bucchiotti
This blueberry pie meringue topped squares recipe is for you! It’s an easy blueberry dessert recipe to try. These almond and blueberry cookie bars are sweet and tasty. If you are looking for a recipe using blueberry filling or a bar recipe with meringue, this is it!
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 42 minutes
Servings: 16 sqaures

Ingredients 

  • 1/2 Cup  butter
  • 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Almond extract
  • 1 Cup flour
  • 1 Cup blueberry pie filling
  • 2 Teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 1/4 Cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 Cup almonds, sliced or crushed

Instructions 

  • Grease a 8x8 baking dish and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add almond extract and mix in.
  • Add flour and mix until a crumbly dough forms.
  • Press into bottom of baking dish. Bake 20 to 25 minutes until lightly browned.
  • While crust is baking make filling. Add blueberry pie mix into a small saucepan with lemon juice. Bring to a boil, stirring often, and then remove from heat.
  • Make meringue by whisking egg whites with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
  • Continue whisking and add icing sugar a tablespoon at a time until stiff, glossy peaks form.
  • Once crust is cooked, increase oven temperature to 400 degrees F.
  • Pour pie filling mixture onto crust and spread evenly.
  • Add meringue and spread on top of blueberry filling. Sprinkle almonds on top.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before slicing.

Nutrition

Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 16IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg
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