Cherry Pie Bars



1 cup butter, softened

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 tsp almond extract

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp salt

1 (21 ounce) cherry pie filling 2 if you like cherries (highly recommend)


1 cup powdered sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp almond extract

2 Tbs milk

  1. Cream together butter and sugar.  Add eggs and beat well.  Beat in extracts.
  2. In a separate bowl combine flour and salt.  Add to the creamed mixture.  Mix until combined.
  3. Grease a 15x10x1 pan or 9×13, whichever one you decide to use.  Spread 3 cups batter in a 15x10x1 (Also works with 9×13- baking time will at least be 35 minutes)  Spread with pie filling.  Drop remaining batter on top of pie filling.
  4. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes clean.  Cool on wire rack.  Combine glaze ingredients and drizzle over the bars.


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