Chocolate Cherry Bars

Chocolate Cherry Bars Recipe

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donna clark


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.

★★★★★ 2 votes
about 48 bars
10 Min
30 Min


1 c
( 2 sicks ) butter
3/4 c
dark chocolate cocoa
2 c
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


  • 1Heat oven to 350 generously gease 13x9" baking pan .
  • 2Melt 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.
  • 3Meamwhile, 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.
  • 4Bake 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