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Maraschino Cherry Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Erica Jennen
Added: Monday, November 3, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
2 C. flour
1/3 C. sugar
3/4 C. margarine or butter, softened
Filling:
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 C. firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 C. flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp vanilla
1-10 oz. jar maraschino cherries, drained and chopped (reserve juice)
1/2 C. chopped walnuts or pecans
Frosting:
2 T. butter
2 1/2 C. powdered sugar
3-4 T. reserved cherry juice

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. In large bowl, mix the first three ingredients. Press into ungreased 9X13 pan. Bake crust for 12-15 min. In small bowl mix the filling ingredients well. Pour over crust. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool. In a small bowl combine frosting ingredients. Beat until light and fluffy. Spread over cooled bars.

 

 

 

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