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Homemade Merry Cherry Bars Recipe

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These festive bars are an especially nice treat during the holidays.—Joan Wood, Shelton, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, quartered

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 187 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and confectioners' sugar; cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Pat into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking pan. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the sugar, flour, baking powder and salt. Add eggs and vanilla. Fold in nuts, coconut and cherries; spread over crust.
  3. Bake at 375° for 17-22 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool before cutting. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Merry Cherry Bars in Country Woman November/December 1998, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 187 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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