Chocolate Cherry Bars

Debra Russell

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@talktorussell

This is perfect to add a festive touch to holiday celebrations, such as Valentine’s Day.


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Serves:

48 bars

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

1 cup butter
¾ cup cocoa
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
½ cups plus 1/3 cup all-purpose flour,divided
1/3 cup chopped almonds
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
½ tsp. almond extract
1 cup hershey’s mini kisses semi-sweet
1 cup chopped maraschino cherries , drained

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 . Generously grease 13x9x2 inch baking pan.
Melt butter in large saucepan over low heat; stir in cocoa until smooth. Remove from heat.
Add sugar,3 eggs ,1 ½ cups flour and almonds; mix well. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 20 minutes.
2
Meanwhile whisk together remaining 1 egg, remaining 1/3 c. flour, sweetened condensed milk and almond extract. Pour over baked layer; sprinkle mini kisses and cherries over top. Return to oven.
3
Bake additional 20 to 25 minutes or until set and edges are golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate until cold, 6 hours or overnight. Cut into bars. Cover and refrigerate leftover bars.

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