Merry Cherry Squares

Recipe by mommyoffour
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 40
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 1
    cup softened butter
  • 12
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1
  • 2
    cups flour
  • 34
    cup coarsely chopped candied red cherries
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 13
    cup coarsely chopped green candy covered plain chocolate candies
  • GLAZE
  • 5 -6
    teaspoons warm water
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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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