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Cherry Chews Recipe
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted|
|Rolled oats||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Coconut||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Drained maraschino cherries||1 Cup (16 tbs), halved|
|Pecan halves||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cherry almond icing||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4482 Calories from Fat 1797
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 208 g319.3%
Saturated Fat 95.6 g477.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 664.9 mg
Sodium 3214.6 mg133.9%
Total Carbohydrates 620 g206.8%
Dietary Fiber 38.7 g154.9%
Sugars 384.3 g
Protein 59 g118.9%
Vitamin A 68.5% Vitamin C 5.6%
Calcium 88.3% Iron 119.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Grease 13 x 9 1/2 x 2-inch oblong pan.
Mix flour, rolled oats, 1 cup brown sugar, soda and 1/4 tsp.salt.
Add butter and mix until crumbly, first with a fork, then with fingers.
Press mixture into bottom of prepared pan.
Bake 10 minutes.
Beat eggs, stir in 1 cup brown sugar and almond extract.
Mix flour, baking powder and 1/2 tsp.salt and stir in.
Add coconut and cherries and stir to blend.
Pour over first mixture and spread evenly.
Sprinkle with pecans.
Return to oven and bake 25 minutes until lightly browned.
Cool and ice with Cherry-Almond Icing.
Cut in squares or bars to serve.