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Cherry Squares

A scrumptious coconut crust complements cherry pie filling in these quick-to-fix squares. Try them the next time you're entertaining a friend or two for coffee. —Mildred Schwartzentruber, Tavistock, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    9 servings


  • 1-3/4 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling


  • In a bowl, combine first four ingredients. Press half the mixture into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Top with the pie filling and sprinkle with remaining crumbs. Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 375 calories, 17g fat (12g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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