Cherry Squares

Cherries, walnuts, coconut, and dates.

From a box sold in Chicago, Illinois.

Cherry Squares

1/2 cup butter
1 cup all purpose flour
2 Tbsp. icing sugar
2 eggs, beaten lightly
1 cup yellow sugar
1 cup coconut
1 cup broken walnuts
1 tsp. almond flavoring
1/2 cup cherries
1 cup dates, cut fine
2 Tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder

Mix butter, flour and icing sugar together like shortbread. Put in pan and bake 20 minutes, 350 deg. Mix remaining ingredients well and spread over shortbread. Bake in slow oven until golden brown.

When cool, cover with orange or lemon icing.

Doris Comfort
August 1961

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