Cherry Coffee Bars Recipe

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Cherry Coffee Bars

Mary Ann Hanson

By
@DeaconGrandma

I am copying this right from the recipe card my grandmother wrote for me. What a sweet memory for me of when I was a young bride! How sweet it is to see her handwriting and the note at the top "For Mary Ann". I remember eating these at her house for coffee.


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Serves:

12 or more

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 3/4 c
sugar
4 large
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
vanilla
3 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 can(s)
cherry pie filling
powdered sugar icing

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 and grease a jelly roll pan and set aside.
2
Sift dry ingredients together and set aside.
3
Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat again.
4
Add dry ingredients and mix together well. Dough will be stiff.
5
Spread dough, except for one cup (approximately) into a greased jelly roll pan.
6
Top dough with pie filling and then with teaspoons of the remaining dough.
7
Bake for 45-50 minutes until done. Check after about 45 minutes or so.
8
Remove from oven and cool. Frost with powdered sugar icing as desired. Cut into bars and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Swedish
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #cherry, #coffecake