Sunday, March 26, 2017

Cherry Squares

 Cherry Squares
From the kitchen of Emma (ForrayPentrak -sister of Mary (ForrayLutri
My aunt, Mary Lou, was going through my Grandma Lutri's recipe box and shared this. Grandma's
The actual recipe
sister died in the late 50s.

1 ¾ cup shredded coconut (very fine)
½ cup sugar
½ cup butter or margarine
1 ½ cup sifted all-purpose flour. 
Combine and blend until mixed and crumbly in appearance.  Press half of mixture into greased 9-inch square pan. 
1 can of cherries – drained. (reserve juice) 
2 T. cornstarch – add to reserved juice 
Mix cornstarch and juice and add cherries.  
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until thickened and clear.  
½ cup sugar – add to cherry mixture and stir until sugar is dissolved.  
Pour cherry mixture over flour mixture in pan.  
Top with remaining flour mixture. 
Bake at 400F about 30 minutes.  Cut into squares to serve.  

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