- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
- Mix together flour, white sugar and butter or margarine. Mix until crumbly. Press into a 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Beat eggs, sugar, salt, baking powder, and vanilla. Drain and chop cherries, reserving liquid. Stir chopped cherries, nuts, and coconut into egg mixture. Pour on top of crust.
- Bake 25 min. Cool.
- Combine 1 teaspoon butter and 1 cup confectioner's sugar with enough liquid from cherries until spreadable. Frost bars. Sprinkle with coconut when icing is set.
Per Serving: 217 calories; 10.4 29.7 2.3 36 127 Full nutrition
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This is a great cookie for Christmas. It makes alot like any bar cookie and the cherry glaze makes a beautiful presentation on the cookie tray. I like to put the glaze on while the bar arre ju...
I used pecans instead of walnuts because I just like the taste better. The larger jar of maraschino cherries worked great. As for the icing. I used 2 Tablespoons of butter and 1 1/2 cups confect...
Excellent bar cookie. Love the taste of the shortbread base combined with the cherry flavor. Family and friends loved this. It's a great holiday cookie! I've even made it for a Valentine's day p...
Unbelievably delicious! I do not care for maraschino cherries and made this recipe only because of the five-star reviews. I actually loved the jarred cherries in these bars! I did not change or ...
These bars are fabulous! My mother used to make a recipe from the 1950s very much like this called Surprise Supreme. I put a thick butter icing on them instead of the cherry glaze! They bring...
These are delicious. I used hazelnuts instead of the walnuts because that is what I had and I added more cherries. It didn't look like there would be enough frosting so I added more of the che...
Wow, these were very yummy and I don't like cherries! I felt that the frosting was not enough so I tripled the ingredients and used a tablespoon of butter instead of a teaspoon.