Cherry Pecan Chews

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READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 64 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 34
    cup Crisco, melted
  • 12
    cup butter, melted
  • 8
    egg whites
  • 2 14
    cups sugar
  • 2
    teaspoons salt
  • 2
    teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 12
    cups flour, sifted
  • 1 12
    cups pecans, chopped
  • 1 12
    cups candied cherries, chopped
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat egg whites until frothy.
  • Add sugar, salt, and vanilla; beat until mixture forms soft peaks.
  • Add flour and blend well.
  • Mix Crisco and butter until smooth.
  • Fold in pecans and cherries.
  • Pour into two greased 9x9 inch pans. (or you can use muffin or mini-muffin pans).
  • Bake for 40 min at 350 degrees, then let cool.
  • Cut into bars.
  • *Holiday version: use 1 jar each of red and green candied cherries.
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