Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

These Festive Squares are excellent for a party. The original recipe has been modified with several added ingredients and it is thoroughly enjoyed by all. Please do not substitute any of the ingredients.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
  2. Cream butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until light and creamy.
  3. Gradually add flour, mixing after each addition until crumbly.
  4. DO NOT OVERMIX.
  5. Press crumb mixture onto a parchment paper-lined 15 inch x 10 inch baking pan.
  6. Bake in preheated 350 F oven for 5 to 6 minutes; remove from oven and set aside.
  7. In a mixing bowl, stir together sweetened condensed evaported milk, lime juice, orange juice, pecans, coconut, red and green maraschino cherries.
  8. Spread evenly over prepared crust using a rubber spatula.
  9. Bake in preheated 350 F oven for 25 minutes.
  10. Cool thoroughly on a wire rack and chill before cutting.
  11. Turn the festive squares upside down onto a cutting board.
  12. Remove parchment paper and discard.
  13. Cut cake into squares.
  14. Wrap any unused portion in plastic wrap and refrigerate.