These bars are simply delicious! I make them every year for my birthday using cherry pie filling

Cherry pie bars are a delightful twist on the classic cherry pie, offering the same burst of sweet cherry flavor but in a convenient, handheld form. Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue, planning a picnic, or simply craving a sweet treat, cherry pie bars are sure to satisfy. In this article, we’ll explore everything you need to know about these delicious desserts, from their ingredients and preparation to serving suggestions and more.



Ingredient Quantity
Butter, softened 1 cup
Sugar 2 cups
Eggs 4
Vanilla extract 1 tsp
Almond extract 1/4 tsp
All-purpose flour 3 cups
Salt 1 tsp
Cherry pie filling 1 can (21 oz)
Powdered sugar for dusting


  1. Preparation: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13 inch baking pan.
  2. Creaming: In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Incorporating Eggs: Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and almond extracts.
  4. Combining Dry Ingredients: Combine the flour and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  5. Layering: Spread 3 cups of batter into the prepared pan. Spread the cherry pie filling over the batter.
  6. Adding Topping: Drop the remaining batter by teaspoonfuls over the filling.
  7. Baking: Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  8. Cooling: Cool on a wire rack. Dust with powdered sugar before serving, if desired.

Related Articles

Back to top button