An excellent bar. Best served the next day as the graham crackers soften and become a layer in the bar. They also freeze well.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Line a 9 x 9 inch pan with graham crackers.

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  • Boil together 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 1 cup brown sugar and scant 1/2 cup milk for two minutes.

  • Remove from stove and stir in: graham cracker crumbs, coconut, chopped walnuts, and cherries. Pour on graham crackers in pan. Place a layer of graham crackers on top of filling. Spread with Butter Icing.

  • To Make Butter Icing: Combine icing sugar, 3 tablespoons butter or margarine and approximately 3 tablespoons of milk, or amount needed to give a spreading consistency.

Nutrition Facts

851 calories; 6.4 g protein; 133.5 g carbohydrates; 58.2 mg cholesterol; 486.3 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (6)

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Rating: 5 stars
09/24/2006
This tastes so much like mexican wedding cake. It was great but all you need is a small piece very rich. Read More
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7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
09/24/2006
This tastes so much like mexican wedding cake. It was great but all you need is a small piece very rich. Read More
(6)
Rating: 5 stars
09/24/2006
This tastes so much like mexican wedding cake. It was great but all you need is a small piece very rich. Read More
(6)
Rating: 5 stars
03/23/2009
SOOOOOOO good. If you try this be prepared for a very sweet and very rich but delicious treat. I love it. The filling sandwiched between grahamn crackers with that delicious icing on top was so easy to make and the cherries are the perfect addition in the filling!! MMMMMMMM.... Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/13/2008
Very Good. Very Rich. Made this for a party and everyone loved it. Read More
(3)
Rating: 4 stars
10/04/2010
This was really good. I think it needed about half of the frosting though. Read More
(1)
Rating: 4 stars
03/29/2013
Wonderful! But definitely very sweet. I would suggest a lighter frosting maybe a cream cheese? But absolutely fantastic. I will make again for sure. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/08/2014
Yes very good. Read More