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Cherry Cordial Brownies




  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans


  • 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice


  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Brownies: Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan; set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate and butter or margarine, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  3. Place sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add melted chocolate and vanilla extract; stir until blended.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to chocolate mixture; stir just until blended.
  6. Stir in nuts.
  7. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  8. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until done. Do not over-bake.
  9. Cool completely.
  10. Frosting: In small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, butter or margarine and cherry juice. Beat until smooth.
  11. Stir in remaining cherry juice, 1 teaspoon at a time until of desired spreading consistency. Spread over cooled brownies.
  12. Glaze: In small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips and butter or margarine, stirring constantly until smooth. Or place chocolate chips and butter or margarine in microwave-safe container. Microwave at MEDIUM (50% power) for 1 minute or until chocolate is melted; stir to blend.
  13. Stir in vanilla extract. Cool slightly.
  14. Drizzle chocolate mixture over cherry frosting.
  15. Store in refrigerator.

Makes 36 bars.

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