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Coconut Cherry Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom Mom (Clara Hutchison)
Added: Sunday, February 15, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup flour
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 Tbs sugar

1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/3 cups (about) flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped maraschino cherries (red and green)
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Combine one cup flour with softened butter and 3 Tbs sugar, blend well and press into the bottom of 9" square pan. Bake at 350F for 25 minutes.
Meanwhile, mix together 1/4 cup flour, the baking powder and salt. Gradually add 3/4 cup of sugar to the eggs, beating well. Add the flour mixture and vanilla. Stir in the coconut, cherries and nuts. Spread over the baked crust; bake 35 minutes longer. Cut into bars while still warm. Makes 24 bars.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My grandchildren like them better if I leave the nuts out.

 

 

 

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