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CHERRY CHEWS (From The Bavarian Inn In Frankenmuth Mi.)

5 egg whites, room temperature
1/4 t. salt
1 3/4 c. sugar
2 c. chopped pecans
1 c. candied cherries
10 T. butter, melted
1 1/2 t. vanilla
1 3/4 c. sifted cake flour

Preheat 350°. Line (9x13 inch) baking pan with buttered waxed paper or parchment paper. Beat egg whites with salt til foamy. Gradually add sugar and beat til whites form stiff peaks. Combine pecans, cherries, melted butter and vanilla and fold into whites alternately with the flour. Spread into pan and bake til dry (about 35-45 minutes). Let cool and cut into squares.
(makes 6 dozen)

Cherry Chews recipe is published in our February, 2001 Menu Minder.

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