• Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
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  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup maraschino cherries, drained and juice reserved
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • In a medium bowl, stir together 1 cup flour, oats, 1 cup brown sugar, baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Rub in the 1/2 cup of butter until crumbly. Press into the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove and cool. Make the filling while the crust is baking. In a medium bowl, beat eggs, almond extract, 1 cup of brown sugar, 1 tablespoon of flour, baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt until smooth. Stir in the coconut, cherries and pecans. Spread over the pre-baked crust.
  • Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until light brown. Let cool before icing.
  • To make the icing, mix together the remaining 6 tablespoons butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Gradually add the reserved cherry juice until the desired consistency is reached. Drizzle over cooled bars before cutting into squares.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 273 | Total Fat: 8.3g | Cholesterol: 35mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Cherry Chews Servings Per Recipe: 24 Amount Per Serving Calories: 273

  • Total Fat: 8.3g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg
  • Sodium: 208mg
  • Total Carbs: 49.2g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.9g
  • Protein: 1.7g