Dream Squares

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A dream of a bar cookie. Sweet with glacé cherries, coconut and chocolate chips. Bite into a square and dream away.

2
2
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 -2x2 inch squares

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • ½ cup candied cherries, quartered

  • ½ cup flaked coconut

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Cream together the butter or margarine with 1/2 cup of the brown sugar. Stir in the vanilla and the flour. Press this mixture into the bottom of one ungreased 8x8 inch square baking pan.

  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 minutes.

  4. To Make Topping: Beat the eggs and add 1 cup of the brown sugar. Stir in the 1 tablespoon all purpose flour, the baking powder, pinch salt, chopped walnuts, glace; cherries, coconut and chocolate chips. Spread mixture over the baked pastry.

  5. Return to the oven and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for an additional 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool then cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

291 Calories
15g Fat
39g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 291
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 82mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 128mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.