From the kitchen of Emma (Forray) Pentrak -sister of Mary (Forray) Lutri
My aunt, Mary Lou, was going through my Grandma Lutri's recipe box and shared this. Grandma's
sister died in the late 50s.
|The actual recipe|
1 ¾ cup shredded coconut (very fine)
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 400⁰F about 30 minutes. Cut into squares to serve.