Merry Cherry Squares

Merry Cherry Squares created by Anonymous

These are an old childhood favorite of mine. I had these each holiday, I think my aunt made them. They look festive too.

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ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 34 cup coarsely chopped candied red cherries
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 13 cup coarsely chopped green candy covered plain chocolate candies
  • GLAZE

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 5 -6 teaspoons warm water

directions

  • Heat oven to 300.
  • Mix sugar, butter, almond extreact and egg in a large bowl until well blended.
  • Stir in flour, 1/2 cup cherries, and salt.
  • Spread in ungreased 15 1/2 x 10 jelly roll pan.
  • Sprinkle on top the remaining cherries and the candies; press lightly.
  • Bake until edges are very light brown, 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Cool completely.
  • Make glaze by mixing powdered sugar and water until smooth and of desired consistency.
  • Drizzle squares with glaze.
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"These are an old childhood favorite of mine. I had these each holiday, I think my aunt made them. They look festive too."
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  1. Anonymous
    Merry Cherry Squares Created by Anonymous
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  2. Anonymous
    This was always a favorite childhood Christmas treat! Soft and sweet with a perfect blend of chocolate and mild cherry flavor
    Reply
  3. Anonymous
    I used red AND green candied cherries and crushed mini red and green m&ms
    Reply
  4. mommyoffour
    These are an old childhood favorite of mine. I had these each holiday, I think my aunt made them. They look festive too.
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