Chocolate Cherry Bars Recipe

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Chocolate Cherry Bars

donna clark

By
@donnacl

I like the combination of chocolate and cherries together. This makes a nice bar cookie, it's a moist sweet bar that the family will love.


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Serves:

about 48 bars

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
( 2 sicks ) butter
3/4 c
dark chocolate cocoa
2 c
sugar
4
eggs
1 1/2 c
( plus 1/3 cup ) all-purpose flour, divided
1/3 c
chpped almonds
1 can(s)
( 14 oz ) sweetened condensed milk ( not evaporated) milk
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1 c
hershey's mini kisses brand milk chocolates
1 c
chopped maraschino cherries, draied

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 generously gease 13x9" baking pan .
2
Melt butter in a large saucepan over low heat, stir in cocoa until smooth. Remove from heat, add sugar, 3 eggs, 1 1/2 cups flour and almonds. mix well, pour into prepared pan, bake for 20 minutes.
3
Meamwhile, whisk together remaining 1 egg, and 1/3 cup of flour, sweetened condensed milk and almond extract. Pour over baked layer, sprinkle chocolate pieces and cherries over the top. Return to oven.
4
Bake addnitional 20-25 minutes or until set and edges are golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate until cool, about 6 hours or ove night. Cut into bars. Cover and refrigerate leftover bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids