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Chocolate Chip-Cherry Bars

Take the chocolate-cherry combo to the max with these decadent bars, both filled and topped with the delicious pairing. It’s a true chocolate-cherry indulgence!

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

Bars

1
jar (10 oz) maraschino cherries
1
cup powdered sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)

Topping

1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)

Drizzle

1
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
Reserved cherry juice

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. Drain maraschino cherries, reserving juice for drizzle; set juice aside. Finely chop cherries; pat dry with paper towel.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Beat in vanilla and eggs. On low speed, beat in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in 1 cup chocolate chips and the cherries. Spread in pan.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until top is golden brown. Immediately sprinkle with 1 cup chocolate chips. Let stand 5 minutes or until chocolate in softened. Spread chocolate evenly over crust.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix 1 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons butter and 2 to 3 tablespoons reserved cherry juice until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over chocolate. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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