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English Cherubs


Janice Held of Wright City writes that these are a rich, chewy bar cookie that tastes like pecan pie.

Makes about 36

1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, divided
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 dash salt
2 eggs
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans

Combine 1/2 cup brown sugar, butter, flour and dash salt; mix or knead with hands until well combined (mixture will look dry). Press in bottom of a greased 9-inch square pan. Beat eggs until foamy, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon salt; mix well. Stir in coconut and pecans. Spread mixture over layer in pan. Bake in preheated 350-degree oven 30 minutes, if using a glass baking dish; in a 375-degree oven 30 minutes, if using a metal pan. Top should be set and lightly browned. Do not underbake. Let cool. Cut in 1-1/2-inch squares.

Note: Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch 12/5/88

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Reviews of English Cherubs:

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  A cookie baker  Nov 20, 2014
Would make this again.
I have made these more times than I can count. They are a favorite with everyone who has tried them. Lots of people have wanted the recipe. Very easy to make is always a nice bonus, too:) 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Nov 21, 2011
Would make this again.
great cookies i give it a 5***** 5 stars

  Nicole in Gilbert, AZ  Nov 5, 2006
Would make this again.
Quite delicious! These reminded me of a cookie bar version of german chocolate cake icing--that goey pecan coconut delight. When it bakes, however,It looks more like a pecan pie on top---kind of crusty brown. It isn't terribly attractive, but the taste makes up for that. Still, I'd probably mess around with presentation if these were going on a christmas cookie platter. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Jun 9, 2006
Would make this again.
Cherubs have always been one of my favorites~ After I moved away and lost mum's recipe, this one worked wonderfully to fill that little empty spot. ^-^ 5 stars

  A cookie baker in New Jersey  Dec 23, 2003
Would make this again.
I made these cookies for a cookie swap and everyone enjoyed them I would certainly make them again! 5 stars

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