Cherry Pie Bars! Tasty AND Pretty!

These scrumptious Cherry Pie Bars brings out the best that cherries have to offer.

Cherry Pie Bars
Cherry Pie Bars













For the bars:

1 cup butter (2 sticks) softened

2 cups sugar

1 teaspoon salt

4 large eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 tsp almond extract

3 cups all-purpose flour

2 21 oz cans cherry pie filling

For the glaze:

1 cup powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

2-3 tablespoons milk


Preheat oven to 350°.

In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and salt until light and fluffy.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extracts. Gradually add flour.

Spread 3 cups dough into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Spread with pie filling.

Drop remaining dough by teaspoonfuls over filling. Bake 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.

Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.

In a small bowl, mix powdered sugar, extracts and enough milk to reach desired consistency; drizzle over top.