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Cherry Bars Recipe

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1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
1 tsp salt
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 almond extract
3 cups all purpose flour
2 cans (21 ouches each) cherry pie filling
1 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4-1/2 tsp almond extract
2-3 TBS milk

Preheat oven to 350
Cream butter, sugar and salt until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in extracts, then gradually add flour

Spread 3 cups batter into a greased 15x10 pan.
Spread pie filling. Drop remaining batter by teaspoonful's
over filling.

Bake 30-35 minutes until light golden brown.

Cool completely, then drizzle glaze over top,
cut into squares .




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