Maraschino Cherry Cookie Bars

barbara lentz


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


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20 Min
25 Min


  • 2 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    butter room temp
  • 2 large
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 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

How to Make Maraschino Cherry Cookie Bars


  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.

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About Maraschino Cherry Cookie Bars

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

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