Cherry Pie Bars

Buttery pie crust topped cherries and a sweet glaze.

Cherry Pie Bars

 

I’ve never posted a pie recipe before. Not because I don’t bake them, but because they’re never “pretty”. They usually taste good, but they look like a hot mess.

Yeah I’m talking about you ugly crust pumpkin pie and boiled over apple pie. They might be okay for family, but they’re not something I’d want to take to a party or show off on the blog.

However, these Cherry Pie Bars are nearly impossible to mess up! They make a great treat for Valentine’s Day, Christmas, or just because!

Cherry Pie Bars – Tasty AND Pretty

Cherry Pie Bars
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Buttery pie crust filled with cherries and topped with a sweet glaze.
Ingredients
  • For the Crust
  • 1 Cup Butter, Softened
  • 1¾ Cup White Sugar
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1½ Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2½ Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 21 oz Cherry Pie Filling
  • For the Glaze
  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • ½ Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon Milk
Instructions
  1. Spray a 13x9 pan with non stick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in salt, and vanilla extract.
  3. Stir in eggs, one at a time. Gradually stir in flour a little at a time.
  4. Press ½ of dough into a thin layer in your prepared pan. Top with pie filling.
  5. Drop remaining batter over filling using a tablespoon.
  6. Bake for 28-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.
  7. Whisk together all glaze ingredients. Drizzle over cooled bars.

 

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