Jeweled Nut Bars
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar, divided
3/4 cup cold butter or margarine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups salted mixed nuts
1 1/2 cups green and red candied cherries, halved
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
In a bowl, combine flour and 1/3 cup brown sugar.
Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Press into a lightly greased 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, beat egg.
Add salt and remaining brown sugar.
Stir in nuts, cherries and chocolate chips.
Spoon evenly over crust.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack.
Cut into bars.
Yield: 3 dozen
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