Christmas Jewels

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Lennie

These are so beautiful -- and delicious!

Top Review by Judith N.

Lennie, another Christmas cookie hit! My jelly roll pan was slightly larger than your measurements shown so next time I think I will use a smaller pan, I would prefer a slightly thicker crust. The cookies are lovely though and they do taste great! Had trouble finding enough candied cherries so I used a combination on candied cherries and candied pineapple. I don't think it altered the flavor at all and if anything just added a little interesting twist! Thanks for sharing. Tweeky.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine flour with 1/3 cup brown sugar.
  2. Cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Press mixture firmly and evenly onto bottom of an ungreased 15x10 jelly roll pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, beat egg slightly in large bowl.
  6. Stir in remaining 1/3 cup brown sugar and salt.
  7. Add salted mixed nuts, 1-1/2 cups halved candied cherries and chocolate chips.
  8. Toss mixture lightly to coat.
  9. Spoon fruit mixture evenly over baked layer.
  10. Press firmly to adhere layers together.
  11. Bake for 20 minutes.
  12. Cool, then cut into approximately 24 bars.

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