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Coconut Cherry Bars

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Coconut Cherry Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 30
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Take a break from chocolate and make these cheery cherry bars.
Updated Jul 29, 2005

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Cut the bars into mini squares for a dessert buffet.

Nutrition

110 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 14g Total Carbohydrate, 9g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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