Chocolate-Drizzled Cherry Bars

Gold Medal® all-purpose flour and a handful of ingredients are all that you would need to bake these colorful cherry flavored bars - a perfect party dessert.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 64

3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup sugar
1
egg
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup cherry-flavored gelatin (from 4-serving-size box)
3/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
3/4
teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Beat in egg until well blended. On low speed, beat in flour, salt and dry gelatin until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In resealable freezer plastic bag, mix chocolate chips and oil; seal bag. Microwave on High 30 to 45 seconds, squeezing chocolate in bag every 15 seconds, until smooth. Cut 1/4-inch tip from corner of bag; drizzle chocolate over bars. Let stand about 1 hour or until chocolate is set. For bars, cut into 8 by 4 rows; cut each bar in half diagonally to make triangles.

Expert Tips

Try with strawberry gelatin—except use the entire 4-serving-size box.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
30mg
30%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.