*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                            Fresh Cherry Squares
 
 Recipe By     : Best Loved Recipes of America
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  cup           shortening -- room temperature
      3/4  cup           sugar
    1                    egg -- separated
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
    1 1/2  teaspoons     baking powder
    1 1/2  cups          sifted flour
      1/2  cup           milk
    1      pint          pitted sweet or sour cherries
      1/2  cup           sugar
 
 Stir shortening till creamy; beat in sugar in sugar, egg yolk and 
 vanilla. Sift together dry ingredients; add alternately to first 
 mixture with milk. Fold in egg white, whipped stiff. Mix cherries 
 with additional 1/2 cup sugar; transfer to oiled shallow 8-inch 
 square pan. Pour over batter, spreading mixture higher at edges than 
 center. Bake 35 minutes in a moderate (375°) oven. Serve with or 
 without additional stewed cherries, cherry sauce or whipped cream 
 cheese.
 
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