Merry Cherry Bars
These bars have been a family favorite for Mary Wilhelm of Sparta for decades.
candy coated chocolate pieces
M&M's or Smarties
juice or water
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Lightly coat 15-by-10-by-inch pan with vegetable oil spray.
In large bowl, combine butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
Blend in egg and extract.
Stir in flour, then add ½ cup of the cherries.
Spread into prepared pan, using wet fingers. Sprinkle with remaining cherries and M?&?Ms.
Bake in preheated oven 30 to 35 minutes or until light brown.
Combine powdered sugar and cherry juice or water and mix until smooth.
Drizzle over bars.