Maraschino Cherry Bars, Ma

Maraschino Cherry Bars, Ma Recipe

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Megan Stewart


This one was in Ma's recipe file box we found in NC in July 2019 on the same page as her Lemon Bars recipe (in JAP). She must have liked both really well.


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makes about 2 dozen


  • BASE

  • 1/2 c
    sifted flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 c
    rolled oats, uncooked
  • 1/3 c
    melted butter or margarine

  • 1/4 c
    sifted flour
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 3.4 c
    cut maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 c
    flaked or shredded coconut
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts

How to Make Maraschino Cherry Bars, Ma


  1. Oven to 350 degrees. Sift together flour, soda and salt. Add brown sugar, oats and melted butter, mixing until combined. Press firmly into an uncreased 9" square pan. For topping, combine remaining ingredients thoroughly. Spread mixture over base. Bake at 350 degrees about 30 min. Cool, cut into bars.

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About Maraschino Cherry Bars, Ma

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

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