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Charming Cherry Bars



  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine, softened


  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
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  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped


Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine 1 cup flour and 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Use fork or pastry blender. Cut in 1/2 cup margarine until mixture resembles course crumbs. Press mixture in 9 inch square pan. Bake for 10 minutes. For filling: Mix 1/4 cup flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add eggs and beat well. Stir in cherries, walnuts and coconut. Spread over partially baked crust. Return to oven and bake another 25-30 minutes until golden brown. Cool and cut into squares.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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