Cherry Chews Recipe

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together 1 cup flour, oats, 1 cup brown sugar, baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Rub in the 1/2 cup of butter until crumbly. Press into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove and cool. Make the filling while the crust is baking. In a medium bowl, beat eggs, almond extract, 1 cup of brown sugar, 1 tablespoon of flour, baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt until smooth. Stir in the coconut, cherries and pecans. Spread over the pre-baked crust.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until light brown. Let cool before icing.
  5. To make the icing, mix together the remaining 6 tablespoons butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth. Gradually add the reserved cherry juice until the desired consistency is reached. Drizzle over cooled bars before cutting into squares.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 416.52 Kcal (1744 kJ)
Calories from fat 115.98 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.89g 20%
Cholesterol 31.44mg 10%
Sodium 165.68mg 7%
Potassium 122.46mg 3%
Total Carbs 75.52g 25%
Sugars 62.98g 252%
Dietary Fiber 1.66g 7%
Protein 2.49g 5%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 0.8mg 5%
Calcium 43mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 399.39 Kcal (1672 kJ)
Calories from fat 111.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.36g 20%
Cholesterol 30.15mg 10%
Sodium 158.86mg 7%
Potassium 117.42mg 3%
Total Carbs 72.42g 25%
Sugars 60.39g 252%
Dietary Fiber 1.59g 7%
Protein 2.39g 5%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 0.8mg 5%
Calcium 41.2mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.1
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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