A dear friend's mom gave me this recipe; she is an amazing woman and an even more amazing cook! I'm so happy that she shared this with me.
It always reminds me of Christmas because of the buttery bars and the red cherries, but it is wonderful at any time of the year!
Blue Ribbon Recipe
Pot lucks here I come! These yummy bars are a surefire party hit.
maraschino cherries, drained (save the juice) and chopped
chopped walnuts (optional)
soft butter for frosting
powdered sugar for frosting
How To Make maraschino cherry bars
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix flour, sugar, and butter until crumbly.
Press into 9 x 13 pan.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Blend eggs, brown sugar, salt, baking powder, and vanilla.
Stir in chopped cherries and nuts.
Put on top of crust.
Bake 25 minutes. Let cool.
1 tablespoon soft butter
1 cup powdered sugar
Add the saved cherry juice a little at a time until you get the right consistency to drizzle the frosting over the cooled bars.
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