Cherry Almond Pie Bars

Angela (Grammy) Derby

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@Angela_Derby

Need a delicious dessert that will satisfy any sweet tooth? These are quick and easy to make, using a sugar cookie mix and pie filling! I love making cookie bars, for that reason alone...quick and easy!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

COOKIE INGREDIENTS:

2
pouches (1 lb 1.5 oz each) betty crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1 c
butter, softened
1/2 tsp
almond extract
2
eggs

FILLING:

1 (21oz) can(s)
cherry pie filling (i use the one with "more fruit")

GLAZE: (TO DRIZZLE OVER BAKED COOKIE BARS)

1 c
confectioners' sugar
2 Tbsp
milk
1/4 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
2
In large bowl, stir base ingredients until soft dough forms. Press 2/3 of dough in bottom of pan.
3
Spread pie filling over dough. Drop remaining 1/3 dough by teaspoonfuls over filling.
4
Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
5
In small bowl, stir glaze ingredients until smooth. If necessary, add additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle glaze over warm bars. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American