Cherry Pie Bars! Tasty AND Pretty!

Ingredients

 

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

Instructions

 

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.

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