Cherry Pie Bars
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (20 oz) cherry pie filling (or a fruit pie filling of your choice)
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1-2 Tablespoons milk
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add in the eggs, followed by the vanilla and almond extract. Add in the flour and salt. Mix well.
  3. Spread half of the batter in a greased 9x13 pan. Spoon the pie filling over the batter. Then drop tablespoons of the remaining batter over the pie filling.
  4. Bake for 35 minutes. Allow bars to cool.
  5. To make the glaze, mix powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon almond extract and milk. Drizzle glaze on the top of the bars.
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