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Cherry Pie Bars For A Crowd

Cherry Pie Bars For A Crowd

Cherry Pie Bars For A Crowd

The Cherry Pie Bars for a crowd is one of the best desserts you can find on the internet. Not only due to its name, because at some point is not a typical Cherry Pie Bars recipe, but also because it can be served by more than 6 people easily. The sweet and sour taste of cherries is combined with a soft buttery crust which often has nuts or chocolate chips inside making a very delicious dessert that your guests will absolutely love and ask you for the recipe.

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Ingredients:

For the Bars :

  • 2 cans (21 oz.) cherry pie filling
  • 5 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups butter, softened
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

For the Glaze :

  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
Instructions:
  1. 1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a frying pan with aluminum foil. Spray with non-stick spray.
  2. 2. Whisk the butter and sugar together for 1-2 minutes in a bowl.
  3. Add the salt, eggs, vanilla, and almond flavoring and keep stirring until completely combined.
  4. Mix in the flour and baking powder until everything is well blended. Reserve ¾ cup of the dough.
  5. Stretch out the remaining dough and press it into the prepared baking tray.
  6. Fill up on the cherry pie. Put the remaining mixture in small pieces on top of the cherry filling
  7. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until golden brown in the oven. Remove the pan from the oven and set it on a wire rack to cool entirely.
  8. Prepare the glaze: after it has cooled. Whisk confectioners’ sugar and milk together until smooth, then drizzle over bars.
  9. Serve cut into 35 squares.

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