Luscious Lemon Coconut Meringue Squares

“The crust is pressed into a square baking pan and baked, then filled with lemon filling and topped with a coconut meringue. Easier than pie and so delicious.”
READY IN:
55mins
YIELD:
9 squares
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the filling ingredients, cook, stirring constantly until thick and set aside.
  2. For the crust, cream butter, add brown sugar and beat well.
  3. Blend in the flour and press into the bottom of an ungreased 9" square baking pan.
  4. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool, then spread with cooled filling.
  6. For topping, beat egg whites, gradually add the sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  7. Fold in 2 cups coconut and cover lemon filling with the topping.
  8. Return to oven and bake for 15 minutes longer or until browned.
  9. Cool and cut into squares.

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