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Cherry Pie Bars

Difficulty Level: 2

Recipe Source: Grandma Dee
Cooking Time: 45 min
Where To Cook: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F


  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 cup sugar, granulated
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 21 oz. cherry pie filling


  • 3 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp soft cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar

Grease and flour 9×13 pan.

Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs one at a time, beat well after each addition. Add almond and vanilla extracts, blend in well. Add flour gradually, blend well after each addition.
Press 3/4 of the dough into a prepared baking pan. Top with cherry pie filling. Then sprinkle the remaining dough over cherry pie filling. Bake in preheated oven for about 40 to 45 minutes. Remove from oven, cool completely.

Cream together milk, butter and cream cheese. Blend in powdered sugar until desired consistency; drizzle over cooled bars; slice and serve.

Serving Information:
Eat when cool