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Marshmallow Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Gaboury
Added: Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4c. butter
1/3c. sugar
1 1/2c. flour
2tbsp. unflavored gelatin
1/2c. chopped almonds
1/2tsp. almond extract
1/2c. cold water and hot water
2c. sugar
1/2c. drained chopped maraschino cherries
2 drops red food coloring

Directions:
Directions:
Beat butter until creamy. Gradually add brown sugar beating all the time. Stir in the flour. When mixture forms a ball of dough, press it into a 9x12 inch pan. Thoroughly prick surface of dough with a fork dipped in flour. Bake at 325 for 30 minutes. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in a cup and allow to soften. Combine sugars and hot water in a saucepan. Place over high heat and bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add gelatin to hot syrup. Stir until dissolved. Then beat mixture with beater until very stiff. Fold in cherries, chopped almonds, almond extract and red food coloring. Spoon cherry mixture over cooled shortbread layer in pan. Allow to cool for several hours until surface glass appears. Cut into squares.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 dozen

 

 

 

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