Mom’s Cherry Bars

February 13, 2015 at 11:50 am  •  Posted in Recipe of the Day by  •  0 Comments

1 cup chopped dates
1 small jar maraschino cherries
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

Mix sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla until smooth. Add flour, baking powder and salt. Then add chopped dates, cherries (chopped dates, cherries (chopped small) and cherry juice. Put in 8×8 inch greased pan. Bake 30 minutes at 350°F. Cut in bars and roll in icing sugar while hot. Cool on a rack.

Provided by Linda Gutzman from the Our Favourite Recipes, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Petawawa, Ontario

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