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Cherry Marshmallow Christmas Squares


34    graham crackers
1    small bag (8 ounces/250 g) white miniature marshmallows
12    red maraschino cherries, cut into quarters
12    green maraschino cherries, cut into quarters
1    can (14-ounce/398 mL) sweetened condensed milk
1/2    cup (125 mL) flaked coconut


Coarsely chop graham crackers. In a large bowl, combine marshmallows, and red and green cherries; stir in chopped graham crackers. Add sweetened condensed milk and mix by hand until thoroughly combined.

Grease a glass 8x8-inch (20x20 cm) baking dish; sprinkle bottom with 1/4 cup (50 mL) coconut. Spread graham cracker mixture evenly in baking dish and top with remaining coconut. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Makes 12 squares. 

Note: Alain cautions against using graham cracker crumbs. "They don't work," he says. "Use the crackers, and coarsely chop them."

Cherry Marshmallow Christmas Squares

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