URGENT! Make a gift that will be doubled. We have $9,771 left to match by December 1st.
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Canterbury Cherry Bars

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup chopped maraschino cherry, drained,divided
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 1/3 cups sifted icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: n/a
  • Origin: USA

DIRECTIONS

Beat butter and cream cheese in large mixing bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy.

Add brown sugar; beat until well blended.

Add egg; mix well.

Blend in honey.

Mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium bowl.

Gradually add flour mixture to cream cheese mixture, beating well after each addition.

Stir in 1/2 cup of the cherries, pecans, and raisins.

Spread into greased and floured 15x10x1 inch baking pan.

Bake 350 for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.

Mix powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla.

Drizzle over warm bars.

Top with remaining 1/2 cup of cherries.

Cool, cut into bars.

Recipe Source: Recipes from Various Websites
Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Art and theology, beauty and truth, work together in the New Evangelization November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
It is a failure of mercy to deny sin November 20
Yesterday's news, tomorrow November 20

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days