Chocolate Cherry Bars

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Debra Russell

By
@talktorussell

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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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

How to Make Chocolate Cherry Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat 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.
  • 2Meanwhile 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.
  • 3Bake 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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