Sweet Cherry Pie in a bar form! Homemade cherry pie filling is freshened up with cinnamon and lemon zest then piled on top of a sweet almond dough and dollops of the dough on top like a cobbler! Serve with a little glaze and enjoy!
2cansCherry Pie Filling21 ounces each
Lemon Zestof one lemon
For the Crust
1 CupUnsalted ButterSoftened
1/2 TeaspoonAlmond Extract
For the Glaze
In a bowl, fold together the cherries, zest and cinnamon
Crust and Topping
Preheat the oven to 350.
In a standing mixer, mix the butter and sugar until smooth.
Add the extracts and eggs and mix again until smooth.
Dump in 2 cups of the flour and the salt. Mix slowly until almost combined and then add the remaining flour.
Grease a 12x17" jelly roll pan (cookie sheet with a 1" edge)
Carefully spread 3 cups of the dough all over the bottom of the pan.
Evenly pour the cherry filling over the crust.
Add tablespoon sized dollops of the remaining crust all over the top of the bars.
Bake for 25-30 minutes.
Allow to cool.
In a bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk and vanilla. Drizzle all over the top of the bars.
Sugar Cookie Sweet Cherry Pie Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 417Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Vitamin A 570IU11%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Over 100 Favorite Fruit Dessert Recipes
Keyword: bar dessert, cherry, cherry pie, dessert, fall desserts, spring treats