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Chocolate Cherry Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Cherry Bars, by , is from The Lautermilch Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ann Miller
Added: Monday, April 6, 2009


1 3/4 C flour
1 C sugar
1/4 C baking cocoa
1 C cold butter
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 tsp almond extract
1 can (21 oz) cherry pie filling
2 C (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
1 C chopped almonds

Combine flour, sugar, and cocoa.
Cut in butter until crumbly.
Add egg and almond extract until blended, set aside one cup for topping.
Press remaining crumb mixture into a greased 13"x9"x2" baking pan.
Carefully top with pie filling.
Combine chocolate chips, almonds and reserved crumb mixture, sprinkle over pie filling.
Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting.




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