Chocolate Cherry Bars

Chocolate Cherry Bars Recipe

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donna clark

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@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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

How to Make Chocolate Cherry Bars

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.

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About Chocolate Cherry Bars

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




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