White chocolate cherry pecan bars

Yield: 36 Bars

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Unsalted butter, softened
1 cup Packed brown sugar
2 Eggs
⅔ cup Sour cream
1½ teaspoon Vanilla
2¼ cup All-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
6 ounces White chocolate, coarse chop
1 cup Dried cherries, or cranberries
1 cup Pecans, chopped
2 ounces White chocolate, coarse chop


In bowl, beat butter with sugar; beat in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in sour cream and vanilla. combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually stir into butter mixture. Gently stir in white chocolate, cherries and pecans.

Scrape batter into greased 13x9-inch cake pan; Bake in 350F 180C oven for about 20 minutes or until golden and cake tested inserted into centre still has moist crumbs clinging to it. Let cool completely on rack.

Topping: In top of double boiler over hot (not boiling) water, melt chocolate; drizzle over cooled cake. Cut into bars.

[Bars can be covered and stored for up to 3 days or frozen in airtight container for up to 1 month.]

36 bars for $13.93 CDN [Apr 95] Per bar: about 155 calories, 2 g protein, 8 g fat, 20 g carbohydrate

Source: Canadian Living magazine, Apr 95 Presented in article by Daphna Rabinovitch: "Bars & Squares: blissful Bites" [-=PAM=-] PA_Meadows@...

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