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Almond Cherry Squares Recipe
|Blanched almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Semi-sweet chocolate||4 Ounce|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Sweet dark canned cherries||1 Cup (16 tbs), well drained|
|Whipped cream||2 Tablespoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2322 Calories from Fat 1235
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 143 g219.6%
Saturated Fat 64.4 g322.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 904.2 mg301.4%
Sodium 278.4 mg11.6%
Total Carbohydrates 241 g80.4%
Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.7%
Sugars 203.7 g
Protein 43 g86.6%
Vitamin A 47.8% Vitamin C 3.7%
Calcium 43% Iron 65.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Melt chocolate; set aside.
Grease and flour an 8-inch square baking pan; set aside.
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
In a medium mixing bowl, cream butter or margarine and 1/3 cup sugar until fluffy.
Beat in egg yolks.
Stir in melted chocolate and ground almonds.
In a small mixer bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy.
Gradually add 2 tablespoons sugar; beat until stiff but not dry.
Fold into chocolate mixture.
Pour into prepared pan.
Spoon well-drained cherries over top.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes.
Cool before cutting into 2-inch squares.
Top squares with whipped cream.