Cherry Pie Bars ~ Soft, flake crust flavored with Almond and stuffed with Cherry Pie Filling! Easier than pie but just as yummy!
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Cherry Pie Bars

Soft, flake crust flavored with Almond and stuffed with Cherry Pie Filling! Easier than pie but just as yummy!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 30
Calories: 289kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 1 c. butter softened
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 3 c. flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cans 21 ounce cherry pie filling

Glaze

  • 1 c. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 2 Tbsp milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Cream butter, sugar and salt until light and fluffy in a large bowl using a hand mixer or stand mixer.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extracts. Add salt and mix until combined. Gradually add flour while mixing.
  • Spread 3 cups dough into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Spread with pie filling.
  • Drop remaining dough by teaspoonfuls over filling. Bake 45-60 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  • In a small bowl, mix confectioners’ sugar, extracts and enough milk to reach desired consistency; drizzle over top.

Nutrition

Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 78mg | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 6.2% | Vitamin C: 1.7% | Calcium: 1.4% | Iron: 7.2%