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Frozen Strawberry Squares

Yields1 Serving

 1 cup flour
 ½ cup chopped nuts
 ¼ cup brown sugar
 ½ cup melted butter
 2 egg whites
 2 cups sliced fresh strawberriesor 20 oz. frozen sweetened strawberries, thawed
 1 cup sugar2/3 cup if using frozen sweetened berries
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 1 cup heavy cream, whipped

Mix together flour, nuts, sugar, and butter. Spread in a 13 x 9 x 2" pan. Bake in moderate oven (350°) 20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and stir again. Remove crumbs from pan and cool. Sprinkle two-thirds of crumbs, about 1 1/3 c., back in the pan to cover the bottom.


Combine egg whites, berries, sugar, and lemon juice in large mixer bowl Beat at high speed until stiff peaks form, 10 to 15 minutes. Fold in whipped cream. Spread lightly over crumbs in pan. Sprinkle remaining crumbs on top. Freeze until firm. Cut in squares to serve. Yield: Makes 12 to 16 servings.