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Merry Cherry Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Cunningham

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp almond extract
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup coarsely chopped red candied cherries
1/2 cup coarsely chopped Holidays Plain M&Ms
1 cup sifted confectioner's sugar
5 tsp warm water

Directions:
Directions:
Beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and almond extract. Add combined flour and salt, mix well. Stir in 1/2 cup cherries. Spread dough into ungreased 15" x 10 " jelly roll pan. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup cherries and candies. Press lightly. Bake at 300 for 30-35 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned. Cool thoroughly.

Combine confectioners' sugar and water, mixing until smooth. Drizzle over cherry-candy topping. Cut into bars to serve. Makes one 15" x 10" pan of bars.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
15
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes

 

 

 

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