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Melody Bars Recipe

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Added: Saturday, September 19, 2009


1 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 egg yolks
1 T. water
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 12-oz. pkg. chocolate chips
2 egg whites until stiff but not dry
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 to 1 cup chopped nuts

Cream together butter, brown sugar, white sugar
Beat in egg yolks, water
Stir in flour baking soda, salt
Spread in a greased 9" X 13" baking pan using a wet knife.
Sprinkle over dough: chocolate chips
Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry
Fold into whites - brown sugar, chopped nuts
Spread meringue over the bars. Bake at 350 F. for 30 minutes. Meringue should be browned and dry.




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