A dream of a bar cookie. Sweet with glacé cherries, coconut and chocolate chips. Bite into a square and dream away.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup candied cherries, quartered
- 1/2 cup flaked coconut
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Cream together the butter or margarine with 1/2 cup of the brown sugar. Stir in the vanilla and the flour. Press this mixture into the bottom of one ungreased 8x8 inch square baking pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 minutes.
To Make Topping: Beat the eggs and add 1 cup of the brown sugar. Stir in the 1 tablespoon all purpose flour, the baking powder, pinch salt, chopped walnuts, glace; cherries, coconut and chocolate chips. Spread mixture over the baked pastry.
Return to the oven and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for an additional 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool then cut into squares.