Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Cherry Pie Bars

Here is a bar cookie that uses can cherry pie filling and is easy to throw together and perfect for picnics and parties.
Hope you enjoy it. 

Cherry Pie Bars

In a large bowl beat the following ingredients;

1 cup salted softened butter
2 cups sugar

Add ;
1/4 tsp almond extract
4 eggs one at a time beating after each one.

Blend in just until combined;
3 cups flour
1 tsp. salt.

Spread 3 cups of the batter in a 15 by 10 or a little larger
well greased jelly roll pan.
Open 2 - 21 oz. cans extra cherries cherry pie filling
Spread that over the batter in the pan.
Next drop the rest of the the batter by tsp. over filling.
Bake for 35 minutes in a 350 degree oven till lightly brown.

Cool completely and drizzle with a glaze made of:
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 tsp. melted butter
2 tbs. milk
1 cup confectioners sugar.

When the glaze sets up cut into bars and serve.

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