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Mom’s Coconut Cherry Bars

This cookie recipe was a favorite of mom’s, she would make them every Christmas. Phil, this is for you!

Coconut Cherry Bars

Ingredients:
Crust~
2 cups flour
1 cup butter
6 Tbls. confectioners sugar

Filling~
4 eggs slightly beaten
1 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cups chopped nuts
1 cup coconut
1 cup green maraschino cherries, quartered
1 cup red maraschino cherries, quartered

Instructions:
Mix flour, butter and confectioners sugar with hands and spread in a cookie sheet. Bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes. In a bowl, beat eggs. Mix in remaining ingredients. Pour evenly over cooked crust. Bake about 25 minutes until golden brown all over. Cool before cutting into squares.

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