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Lemon Meringue Bars Recipe:
Pulse flour, powdered sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a food processor. Add butter and blend, 8 to 10 seconds, and then pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle mixture into prepared baking pan and press firmly into an even layer with slightly raised sides to hold in the filling.
While crust is baking, make the Lemon Filling: In a large saucepan over low heat, combine sugar, cornstarch, salt, and water; simmer until translucent. Whisk in egg yolks gradually. Whisk in lemon zest, lemon juice, and butter. Remove from heat.
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1 tablespoon cornstarch:
1/3 cup water
4 egg whites, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
In a small saucepan over low heat, combine cornstarch and water; bring to simmer, stirring until mixture thickens and turns translucent. Remove from heat and let cool./In a large bowl, beat egg whites and vanilla extract until frothy. In a small bowl, combine cream of tartar and sugar; add to egg whites, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until soft peaks form. Slowly add cooled cornstarch mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time; continue to beat until stiff peaks form.
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