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Paradise and Pennant Candied Fruit

Cherry Chocolate Bar Recipe

Rich, indulgent chocolate is paired with candied cherries and nuts to create a mouthwatering dessert that few can resist. This made-from-scratch treat is easy to prepare and will disappear in a flash! Perfect for potlucks, picnics and weeknight dinners, but be sure to set one aside for yourself.



  • 1 – 16oz. Candied Red Cherries (chopped)
  • 1 – 16oz. Candied Green Cherries (chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cups Pecan or Walnut pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 8 Tablespoons softened butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 8oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Soda

Preheat oven to 350º. Lightly grease cookie sheet.

Combine flour, cocoa and baking soda, set aside. In another bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture until moistened. Fold in candied fruit, nuts and chocolate morsels (batter will be thick). Press into prepared pan.

Bake for 30-40 minutes or until done.