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Chocolate Sherry Cream Bars

  • Yield: 36 to 48 servings

Ingredients

4ounces baking chocolate
1cup butter
4-- eggs
2cups sugar
1cup sifted flour
1/2teaspoon salt
1teaspoon vanilla extract
4cups confectioners' sugar
1/2cup butter
1/4cup cream
1/4cup dry sherry
1cup chopped walnuts
1-- (6-ounce) package chocolate chips
3tablespoons water
1/4cup butter

Instructions

  1. Melt the baking chocolate and 1 cup butter in a bowl over boiling water, stirring to mix well.  Beat the eggs in a mixer bowl until light and pale yellow.  Add the sugar gradually, beating well after each addition.  Add the chocolate mixture, flour, salt and vanilla. Beat for 1 minute.  Pour into a greased and floured 10×14-inch baking pan.  Bake at 325F for 25 minutes.  Remove from the oven; cool.  Cream confectioners' sugar and 1/2 cup butter in a mixer bowl until light and fluffy.  Add the cream and sherry gradually, beating well after each addition.  Fold in the walnuts; mix well.  Spread over the baked chocolate layer.  Chill.  Melt the chocolate chips with the water and 1/4 cup butter in a bowl over boiling water; mix well.  Drizzle the mixture over the filling.  Chill until firm before cutting into bars.

 Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Phoenix’s Reflections Under the Sun (the Junior League of Phoenix Inc., Phoenix, Az., 1999).

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