Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom and sides of
13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray.
Drain maraschino cherries, reserving juice for
drizzle; set juice aside. Finely chop cherries;
pat dry with paper towel.
In large bowl, beat 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 cup
butter with electric mixer on medium speed until
well mixed. Beat in vanilla and eggs. On low
speed, beat in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir
in 1 cup chocolate chips and the cherries. Spread
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until top is golden
brown. Immediately sprinkle with 1 cup chocolate
chips. Let stand 5 minutes or until chocolate in
softened. Spread chocolate evenly over crust.
In small bowl, mix 1 cup powdered sugar, 2
tablespoons butter and 2 to 3 tablespoons reserved
cherry juice until smooth and thin enough to
drizzle. Drizzle over chocolate. Cool completely,
about 45 minutes. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4