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Merry Cherry Squares

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups All-Purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped red candied cherries
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped chocolate candies
  • Glaze (see below)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 300 F.
  • Mix sugar, margarine, almond extract and egg in large bowl until well blended.
  • Stir in flour, 1/2 cup of cherries and the salt.
  • Spread on ungreased jelly roll pan, 15-1/2 x 1 inch.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cherries and the candies, press lightly.
  • Cut into about 2-inch squares.

 

Makes 40 squares

Glaze: Mix 1 cup powdered sugar and 5 to 6 teaspoons warm water until smooth and of desired consistency.