Chewy Chocolate Cherry Squares

11  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 3 hr 50 min total
  • Makes 16 servings, 1 square each.

Chewy Chocolate Cherry Squares Recipe


  • 1-1/2 cups crushed OREO Cookies (about 18 cookies), divided
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin
  • 2/3 cup maraschino cherries, drained, chopped
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping


  • Mix  1 cup of the crushed cookies and the butter; press firmly onto bottom of 9-inch square pan. Set remaining crushed cookies aside for later use.
  • Stir  boiling water into dry gelatin in medium bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Add cherries and corn syrup; stir until well blended. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until slightly thickened. Pour over crust.
  • Refrigerate  3 hours or until firm. Spread with whipped topping just before serving; sprinkle with the remaining crushed cookies. Cut into 16 squares to serve. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

Make it EasyLine pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan, before using. Use foil handles to remove dessert from pan before cutting into squares to serve.


Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings, 1 square each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 180 
    • Total fat 6 g
    • Saturated fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 150 mg
    • Carbohydrate 31 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 24 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 2 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 0 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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