Glazed Fruitcake Squares

Enjoy these distinctive bars packed with candied fruit and walnut, glazed with a hint of brandy – a tasty treat!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 48

Ingredients

Bars

2
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
1/4
cup brandy*
2
eggs
2
cups All Purpose or Unbleached Flour
3
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
2
cups diced mixed candied fruit
1
cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon margarine or butter, softened
1
to 2 tablespoons brandy**
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch baking pan. In large bowl, combine 2 cups powdered sugar, 1/2 cup margarine, 1/4 cup brandy and eggs; mix well.
  • 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. With spoon, stir in all remaining bar ingredients until well mixed. Press mixture evenly in greased pan.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients, adding enough brandy for desired drizzling consistency; beat until smooth. Drizzle glaze over bars. Let stand until set. Cut into bars.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    125mg
    125%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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