Frozen Strawberry Squares

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 274


1 cup flour
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup pecans coarsely chopped
2 egg whites
1 (10-ounce) package frozen strawberries partially defrosted
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup cream heavy, whipped


Combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter (or margarine) as for pastry until mixture forms crumbs stir in nuts (walnuts may be substituted for pecans). Spread in large shallow pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 15 minutes, stirring frequently to keep from burning. Remove from oven. Cool and crush into crumbs. Set aside.
In large bowl combine egg whites, strawberries, and sugar beat until stiff and thick, at least 5 minutes. (Mixture looks like a big pink cloud.) Stir in lemon juice. Fold in whipped cream. In bottom 9x13x2-inch baking pan or dish, spread all but 1 cup of crumbs. Pour strawberry filling evenly over crumbs. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over top cover with foil or plastic wrap and freeze for several hours. (Mixture will not freeze hard. ) Cut into squares to serve.

Mile High Strawberry Pie: Strawberry mixture may be piled fiery high into 9-inch baked pastry shell, then frozen. If desired, 1/2 recipe of crumb mixture may be sprinkled over top.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 274
Calories from Fat: 153

This Frozen Strawberry Squares recipe is from the Managing Your Meals Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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