Maraschino Cherry Nut Bread
  1. Mix dates, baking soda, and hot water together and cool.
  2. Mix butter, sugar, and salt; add eggs and mix together.
  3. Add flour and cinnamon. Fold together a little.
  4. Add date mixture, nuts, vanilla, and Maraschino cherries. Fold together.
  5. Pour into greased bread pans (2 large or 3–4 small pans) and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour 15 minutes.
  6. Adjust the time if using a small loaf pan (approximately 1 hour).
Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of Virginia Yanda, Friendship