Chocolate-Glazed Cherry Shortbread Bars

Make your dessert table special with these cherry-ginger shortbread bars - a tasty dessert.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup cornstarch
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup butter, softened
3/4
cup powdered sugar
1/4
cup granulated sugar
3/4
cup dried cherries, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with foil, leaving foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix flour, cornstarch and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar and granulated sugar with electric mixer on low speed until combined. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. On low speed, gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in cherries. Press in pan.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring once, until softened and chips can be stirred smooth. Using a fork, drizzle chocolate over bars. Let stand until firm, about 2 hours. Use foil to lift out of pan. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
174
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Sodium
93mg
93%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.