Coconut Cherry Bars

Coconut Cherry Bars

Take a break from chocolate and make these cheery cherry bars.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

30

bars

1
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3
tablespoons powdered sugar
2
eggs
1
cup granulated sugar
3/4
cup chopped nuts
1/2
cup flaked coconut
1/2
cup chopped maraschino cherries, drained
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
  1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease 8- or 9-inch square pan.
  2. In medium bowl, mix 1 cup flour, the butter and powdered sugar with spoon until flour is moistened. Press mixture in pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  3. In medium bowl, beat eggs. Stir in remaining ingredients. Spread over baked layer.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 5 rows.
Makes 30 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Cut the bars into mini squares for a dessert buffet.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 55mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.