A tasty and very pretty square. If you want to ice it, omit the coconut on top and bottom, add 1 cup of coconut to the crumb mixture, spread in the pan. Make a butter icing with marachino cherry liquid and ice the squares.

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Cherry Squares

Joan Donogh
Unbaked graham wafer crumb square with maraschino cherries and miniature marshmallows.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16


  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk Eagle Brand, 300ml
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries quartered
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 cups graham wafer crumbs
  • 2 cups coconut


  • Combine sweetened condensed milk and vanilla. Stir in cherries, marshmallows and graham wafer crumbs.
  • Spread 1/2 of the coconut in an 8 inch square cake pan. Top with the crumb mixture. Sprinkle remaining coconut over top.
  • Refrigerate 12 hours or overnight. Cut into squares.



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