Candied Fruit Bars
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Candied Fruit Bars

Joyful red and green cherries give these cookies a “holiday look.”

48
bars
10 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 10 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

2 1/2 cups vanilla wafter crumbs

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter melted

Topping

1/2 cup pecan halves

1/3 cup halved candied green cherries

1/3 cup halved candied red cherries

1/3 cup chopped candied pineapple

1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

2 tablespoons orange juice

1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all crust ingredients in bowl; mix well. Press onto bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.

  3. STEP 3

    Arrange pecans, green cherries, red cherries and pineapple on top. Combine all remaining ingredients in medium bowl; mix well. Pour over fruit and nuts. Bake 22-25 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool completely. Cut into bars with sharp, wet knife.

Nutrition

95Calories
4Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
50Sodium (mg)
14Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  December 10, 2015

I have made these every year for the past 5 years and they are always a hit! They have become part of my Christmas baking repertoire.

— says Diana
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