Sweet, festive and unusual
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- 18 maraschino cherries, halved
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Combine flour and sugar. Cut butter into flour as for pie crust.
Press mixture into an 8 x 8 inch pan. Bake for 20 minutes.
While warm, cut into 36 squares. Place squares in pan lined with wax paper. Let cool.
Place a cherry half on center of each, cut side down. Melt chocolate over low heat. Cover cherry with a spoonful of melted chocolate. Chill for a few minutes in refrigerator until chocolate is firm.