|8 ounces||Fruit Cocktail; (1 Can)|
|¼ cup||Butter Or Margarine;Softened|
|1 each||Egg; Large|
|1¼ cup||Flour; Unbleached|
|¼ teaspoon||Baking Powder|
|¼ teaspoon||Baking Soda|
|1 tablespoon||Maraschino Cherry Juice|
|½ cup||Coconut; Flaked|
|¼ cup||Maraschino Cherries; Chopped|
Drain fruit; reserve ⅓ cup of syrup. Chop fruit; set aside. Cream butter and sugar; beat in egg and vanilla. Stir flour with baking powder, soda and ¼ t salt. Mis reserved syrup with cherry syrup.
Add flour mixture alternately with syrups to creamed mixture; mix well. Stir in fruit, coconut, and cherries. Spread in greased 9 X 9 X 2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.
Cool. If desired, sift powdered sugar over top and cut into bars.
Makes 24 bars.
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