Friday, March 20, 2009

Sweet Treats

For all you gals that love to entertain or just bake, here is an absolutely decadent sweet that can be used any time of the day. I do a 'gourmet day' in our shop every month & try out new recipes that I create also ... this one got raves! but it wasn't my creation. ENJOY & let me know what you think ...

Cherry Coconut Bars
l c. all purpose flour
3 Tbsp powdered sugar
1/2 c softened butter

2 beaten eggs 1/2 c shredded coconut
l c sugar 1/2 c drained & quartered maraschino cherries
1/4 c all-purpose flour 1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt
3/4 chopped walnuts

Oven 350
Combine crust ingredients, mix well. Press into 8" square baking dish. Bake 20 - 25 minutes until lightly golden.

Prepare filling, combine all ingredients; mix well. Spoon on top of crust, spread evenly. Bake 20 - 25 minutes until golden brown. Cool completely before cutting. Makes 16 bars. 190 calories.

1 comment:

  1. I making these on Sunday afternoon! Sound yummy!!!

    Blessings to you....xoReb