Cherry Walnut Bars

Cherry Walnut Bars

10

"Bars with a shortbread-like base and topped with frosting and coconut."

Ingredients

servings 217 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 127 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Mix together flour, white sugar and butter or margarine. Mix until crumbly. Press into a 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Beat eggs, sugar, salt, baking powder, and vanilla. Drain and chop cherries, reserving liquid. Stir chopped cherries, nuts, and coconut into egg mixture. Pour on top of crust.
  4. Bake 25 min. Cool.
  5. Combine 1 teaspoon butter and 1 cup confectioner's sugar with enough liquid from cherries until spreadable. Frost bars. Sprinkle with coconut when icing is set.

Reviews

10

This is a great cookie for Christmas. It makes alot like any bar cookie and the cherry glaze makes a beautiful presentation on the cookie tray. I like to put the glaze on while the bar arre ju...

I used pecans instead of walnuts because I just like the taste better. The larger jar of maraschino cherries worked great. As for the icing. I used 2 Tablespoons of butter and 1 1/2 cups confect...

Excellent bar cookie. Love the taste of the shortbread base combined with the cherry flavor. Family and friends loved this. It's a great holiday cookie! I've even made it for a Valentine's day p...

These bars are fabulous! My mother used to make a recipe from the 1950s very much like this called Surprise Supreme. I put a thick butter icing on them instead of the cherry glaze! They bring...

Great cookie bar for Christmas.

These are delicious. I used hazelnuts instead of the walnuts because that is what I had and I added more cherries. It didn't look like there would be enough frosting so I added more of the che...

Wow, these were very yummy and I don't like cherries! I felt that the frosting was not enough so I tripled the ingredients and used a tablespoon of butter instead of a teaspoon.

I modified this to use fresh cherries and it's pretty awesome. Up the walnuts and the coconut to 1 cup each and add 2 cups of pitted cherries, quartered. I didn't frost them but if I did I'd us...

Toning down the sugars a bit in this recipe won't hurt it at all... Otherwise, very tasty.