Chocolate Cherry Cheers
Author/Submitted by: Best Loved Foods of Christmas, Pillsbury, undated booklet
Pillsbury's Best All Purpose Flour*,
firmly packed brown sugar
semisweet chocolate squares
BAKE at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. MAKES 36 cookies
Combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse
crumbs. Press into ungreased 8-inch square pan.
Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown.
While warm, cut into 36 squares. Melt semisweet chocolate in top of double
boiler over boiling water. Blend until smooth. Arrange squares on waxed
paper. Place a well-drained maraschino cherry on each. Top with teaspoonful
of melted chocolate. (Glaze should partially coat cherry and cookie). Let
stand until chocolate hardens. Store in flat container.
*Pillsbury's Best Self-Rising Flour may be substituted.
"Senior Winner in Pillsbury's 9th Grand National Recipe and Baking
Contest by Mrs. Howard Netingen, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Adapted by Ann