Cherry Chews Recipe

Summary

MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
 Rolled oats1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Soda1 Teaspoon
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Eggs2
 Almond extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Coconut1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Drained maraschino cherries1 Cup (16 tbs), halved
 Pecan halves1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cherry almond icing1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

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

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees.
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.
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