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~ cherry pie bars ~

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

Another of my favorite desserts that comes from my Gram. I added the addition of almonds and sugar on top. I'm sure there are many other recipes similar to this posted, but I figure you can never have too much of a good thing.:) Delicious with ice cream or alone. Enjoy!

(1 rating)
yield 12 - 16 depends how big of servings you cut.
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ~ cherry pie bars ~

  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    butter, room temp
  • 3
  • pinch
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract or almond
  • 2 c
  • 1 - 21 oz
    can, cherry pie filling
  • handful
    sliced almonds - optional

How To Make ~ cherry pie bars ~

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 baking dish. In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla. Beat in flour and salt, until thoroughly blended.
  • 2
    Spread 1/2 of the batter into bottom of prepared dish. I use my offset knife for this. Could use floured fingers to spread. Spread cherries evenly over batter.
  • 3
    Add the remaining batter in dabs over the cherries. I then sprinkle with some sugar and a handful of sliced almonds.
  • 4
    Place in oven and bake for 40 - 45 minutes or until batter is cooked through.
  • 5
    Cool on rack , then when read to serve I cut into squares. Delicious with ice cream. Enjoy!