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Dream Squares

Rated as 3.43 out of 5 Stars

"A dream of a bar cookie. Sweet with glacé cherries, coconut and chocolate chips. Bite into a square and dream away."
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servings 291
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 -2x2 inch squares)


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  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; 15 38.8 3.4 39 82 Full nutrition

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My Aunt made a version of Dream Squares when I was a kid and I loved them. This recipe is pretty darn close. I made one small change. I increased the cherries to 1 cup and reduced the choc ch...

These were pretty good. All of my co-workers thought they were quite dreamy!

I must be doing something wrong because these did not set at all! The top remained a gooey batter. Mind you it smelled delicious and tasted good too (I couldn't help myself) I definitely didn't ...

Made exactly as indicated and turned out great. I will be making this again.

This is a good base, but definitely needs much less chocolate and a lot more cherries. I would say half the chocolate and double the cherries. I think if you were to sprinkle the chocolate on yo...