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Iced Cherry Squares #ChristmasCookies

For day 2 of the #ChristmasCookies week I am sharing with you one of my families all-time favourite Christmas platter dainties, the Iced Cherry Squares. They don’t take long to make and trust me when I say, these are to die for.

 

Cherry Squares Recipe Christmas Cookies
Welcome to Christmas Cookie Week 2013! This year, 8 bloggers have come together to share a daily recipe for yummy and delicious cookies that we hope will inspire you during this season of Christmas baking!

 

We come from different parts of Canada, with one friend joining us from Alabama, but we all share a joy of baking which makes for love…fresh from the oven!

 

Christmas Cookie Week Collage 13

 

Angie from Echoes of Laughter

Julie from Sober Julie

Stacey from This Lil’ Piglet

Joann from Women In Real Life

Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life In The Suburbs

Grace from Sense & Simplicity

Donna From An Anglo In Quebec

Ricki Jill from Art@Home

Iced Cherry Squares

Cherry Squares Recipe

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Iced Cherry Squares
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 16
Ingredients
  • 1½ cup graham wafer crumbs
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1½ cup confectioners sugar (icing sugar)
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp maraschino cherry juice
  • ½ cup diced maraschino cherries
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl mix graham crumbs, brown sugar, salt and melted butter well and press into the bottom of an ungreased square baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 F.
  2. Mix together condensed milk and coconut and spread over the baked graham wafer base. Bake at 350 F. for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.
  3. Mix together the remaining ingredients and spread over the top of the cooled coconut layer.
  4. Slice into small squares and add to any baking platter for added colour.

 

7 comments on “Iced Cherry Squares #ChristmasCookies”

  1. Oooooo I love anything and everything cherry! Wow, today is even better than Monday! I’ve been pinning away already! ;P

    I love that they’re easy, too!

    xo,
    Ricki Jill

  2. These look delicious and so pretty! I bet they’re wonderful!

  3. OMG mouth is drooling!!!!!

  4. These squares look so good Stacey! And what a pretty addition they would be to any cookie platter! Thanks so much for sharing ! Angie xo

  5. I agree they look pretty and I am sure tasty.

  6. Stacey, those look yummy and pretty too. Come share them at our linky party.

  7. this sounds so yummy!

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