“From my "Cookies and Bars" cookbook. Not sure where this dessert originated; however, the ingredient list (and the picture) sound delicious. Sounds very rich and decadent -- perfect for the holidays. Prep time does not include refrigeration time. Note: Tiffin is an English dessert.”
1 pan

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease a 7-inch shallow square cake pan and line the base with parchment paper. Place the raisins and brandy in a bowl and let soak for about 30 minutes. Put the chocolate, butter and syrup in a pan and heat gently until melted.
  2. Stir in graham crackers, almonds, cherries, raisins and brandy. Turn the mixture into the prepared pan and let cool. Cover and let chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  3. To make the topping: place the chocolate and butter in a small saucepan and set over a pan of gently simmering water until melted. Stir and pour over the cookie base. Let chill in the refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight. Cut into bars or squares to serve. For a decorative effect, use a fork to mark light wavy lines over the chocolate topping before leaving it to set in the refrigerator.

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