Cherry Coconut Squares Cherry Coconut Squares

Cherry Coconut Squares Image by: Cherry Coconut Squares Author: Canadian Living

No-bake recipes take the chore out of making squares.

  • Portion size 32 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2004




Line 9-inch (2.5 L) square metal cake pan with parchment paper to extend 1 inch (2.5 cm) above rim on 2 sides, or grease; set aside.

In large bowl, combine white chocolate with orange rind; set aside. In small saucepan, heat butter with cream over medium heat until steaming; pour over chocolate mixture and stir until melted. Stir in cherries and coconut. Stir in cookie crumbs in 2 batches until blended. Scrape into prepared pan, smoothing top. Chill until firm, about 1 hour.

Icing: In bowl, stir together butter, orange juice and cream; stir in icing sugar in 2 batches. Spread over cherry mixture and smooth using offset metal spatula dipped in hot water, shaking off excess water. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 week or overwrap with heavy-duty foil and freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

Using parchment paper handles, transfer to cutting board; peel paper from sides. Wiping knife with damp cloth between cuts, trim edges and cut into bars or squares as desired.

Nutritional facts <b>Per each of 32 squares:</b> about

  • Sodium 76 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 161.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 17 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 21 g


  • Iron 2.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
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