July 2, 2015

Cherry Pie Bars

On the Menu Today~
Cherry Pie Bars

Is it a bar? Is it a cake?
Is it a coffee cake?
Is it a kuchen?
Make these and then
You decide!

One thing is for certain.....
You can call them Delicious~

Cherry Pie Bars

  • Bars
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 larrge eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 (21 oz) cans cherry pie filling
  • Glaze
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cream or milk
Cooking Directions
  1. For Bars:
  2. Preheat oven to 350. Butter a 13 x 9 inch baking dish.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. In a medium bowl, whip together butter and sugar with an electric hand mixer until pale and fluffy. Mix in eggs, one at a time. Blend in vanilla and almond extracts.
  5. With mixer on low speed, slowly add dry ingredients, mix until combined. Set aside 1 1/2 cups of batter. Spread remaining batter evenly into prepared dish. Top with cherry pie filling. Dollop small spoonfuls of remaining batter on top of cherries.
  6. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, remove from oven. Cool on wire rack.
  7. For Glaze:
  8. Mix together powdered sugar, vanilla extract, almond extract and cream or milk. Spoon glaze into a small ziplock baggie. Snip off one corner of baggie. Drizzle glaze on bars.

Cherry , Pie , Bars, Cake, Kuchen

Until Next Time~
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  1. Hi Lynn, love your cherry pic bar. It look really good and its my kind of dessert. Great to go with a cup of nice coffee. Fresh or canned cherry is very expensive in our country, so I very rarely use cherry for baking.

    Happy 4th July day and have a enjoyable weekend, regards.

    1. Hi Amelia~ The Cherry Pie Bars are delicious are were great with a cup of coffee:) Cherry pie filling and cherries are not expensive here and in Door County Wisconsin, Cherries are grown there and are delicious! Thanks for stopping by~ Lynn

  2. Beautiful picture! They look absolutely yummy!!

    1. Thanks Angie~ The Cherry Pie Bars were a big hit!

  3. We will just love your Cherry Pie Bars! Thanks so much for sharing this awesome recipe with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen


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