Cherry Shortbread Bars

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Cherry Shortbread Bars

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1 can (300 ml) sweetened condensed milk
2 Tbsp butter
2 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup chopped, mixed red and green glazed cherries
2 oz chocolate, melted


  1. With an electric mixer, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Press mixture into the bottom of a parchment paper lined 9 inch square pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 15 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  4. In saucepan, heat condensed milk and butter over medium heat, stirring occasionally until bubbly.
  5. Cook for 3 minutes and add vanilla.
  6. Pour onto shortbread base and spread evenly.
  7. Bake again for approximately 20 minutes or until bubble and light brown.
  8. Let cool.
  9. Drizzle with the melted chocolate and put into the fridge until set.
  10. Cut into squares

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5 Responses to Cherry Shortbread Bars

  1. Sounds so easy to make and so delicious! Thanks for the recipe, can’t wait to try it!

  2. I’m a visual person, I need pictures lol

  3. Soozle says:

    Ooooh! These sound delicious! Thanks for the recipe (and I love that it is easy to boot!)

  4. Victoria S says:

    Looks good — maybe I’ll try it out before Christmas, and see if they’ll be the treat I make

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