Dramatically dark in color, these chewy bars are studded with dried tart cherries. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Holiday Issue 1996

Susan Herr
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Coat an 8-by-12-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

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  • Beat together eggs, egg white, sugar, vanilla and salt in a large bowl with an electric mixer on high speed until the eggs are thick and pale, about 2 minutes. Gently fold in chocolate wafer crumbs and cherries with a rubber spatula just until combined.

  • Transfer the batter to the prepared baking dish; smooth the top. Sprinkle with walnuts. Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes.

  • Let cool in the baking dish on a rack. Cut into 15 bars. Store at room temperature in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

154 calories; 4.1 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 25 mg cholesterol; 139 mg sodium. 85 mg potassium; 27.5 g carbohydrates; 0.8 g fiber; 21 g sugar; 2.6 g protein; 309 IU vitamin a iu; 16 mcg folate; 14 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 12 mg magnesium;