Maraschino Cherry Cookie Bars

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour, sugar, and butter until crumbly. Press into a 9 x 13 pan. Bake for 20 minutes.
2
Blend 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.
3
Mix 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