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Chocolate Cherry Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lori Haupt
Added: Saturday, May 26, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. (2 sticks) butter or margarine
3/4 c. HERSHEY'S Cocoa
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
1-1/2 c. plus 1/3 c. all-purpose flour, divided
1/3 c. chopped almonds
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 c milk chocolate chips
1 c. chopped maraschino cherries, drained

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 350F. Generously grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2. Melt butter in 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 20 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, whisk together remaining 1 egg, remaining 1/3 cup flour, sweetened condensed milk and almond extract. Pour over baked layer; sprinkle chocolates and cherries over top. Return to oven.

4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until set and edges are golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate until cold, 6 hours or overnight. Cut into bars. Cover; refrigerate leftover bars. About 48 bars.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48 Bars
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
approx. 1 hour

 

 

 

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