Cherry Mash Bars

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Cherry Mash Bars

These cherry mash bars are like the cherry mash candy bars.  Chocolate, peanuts, and cherry chips make these cookies amazing. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cherry Mash Bars, Cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 312kcal


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 12 marshmellows
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 6 ounces cherry chips (If I can't find these, I substitute the same amount of white almond bark, 1 teaspoon cherry extract and red food coloring to desired color)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (I omit this if cherry extract was used)
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup crushed salted peanuts


  • Combine sugar, milk, salt, marshmallows, and margarine in saucepan over medium heat. Boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat, add cherry chips and vanilla. Pour into buttered 9 X 13 pan. Melt chocolate chips in double boiler; add peanut butter and crushed peanuts. Spread over cherry mixture and chill.


Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1.3mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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