Maraschino Cherry Cookie Bars

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

A different spin on the cookie bars. Really sweet and yummy.

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Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
flour
1/2 c
sugar
1 c
butter room temp
2 large
eggs
1 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
vanilla
12 oz
jar maraschino cherries drained with juice reserved and chopped
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1/2 stick
butter softened
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour, sugar, and butter until crumbly. Press into a 9 x 13 pan. Bake for 20 minutes.
2Blend eggs, brown sugar, salt, baking powder and vanilla. Stir in chopped cherries and nuts. Put on top of crust and bake 25 minutes. let cool.
3Mix the 1/2 stick of butter with powdered sugar and add reserved cherry liquid until drizzling consistency is reached. Drizzle over top of cake and cut into bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American