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Viennese Nut Squares

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Sweet butter
  • 2 1/4 c Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 tb Sugar
  • 1 Lemon (juice and peel)
  • 1/2 c Apricot preserves


4 Eggs, separated
1/2 lb Chopped pecans
1 c Granulated sugar

Cut butter into flour until the size of small peas. Beat eggs and add
with sugar, lemon juice and peel. Save out 1 cup of this dough. Roll
out remaining dough to fit bottom and side of a greased 9x13" pan.
Spread the dough with apricot preserves. Chill while preparing

Filling: Mix egg yolks with sugar; add nuts. Beat egg whites until
stiff. Carefully fold in nut mixture. Spread over apricots. Roll out
saved dough. Cut in 1/2" strips to form a diagonal lattice on top of
filling. Bake at 350'F. 60-75 minutes until golden.

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