If you love crumble bars you are going to love these Cherry Crumble Bars. Rich and Delicious, these cherry oatmeal bars are so good. Make these cherry pie bars for friends and family, for picnics and get together or for bake sales.
The Perfect Cherry Crumble Bars Recipe
Variations on Cherry Pie Bars
- Coconut – This is a simple way to give the bars a new taste. Coconut and cherries go terrific together.
- Pineapple – You can also add pineapple to this recipe. Used the crushed pineapple to a new layer of flavor to the bars. You can get really creative and add coconut and pineapple to the cheery bars.
- Chocolate Chips – You can add chocolate chips to these bars as well. Use mini chocolate chips for a better texture than the regular sized chips.
Can I Make these Cherry Oatmeal Bars Gluten Free?
How to Store These Cherry Bars
Once the bars have cooled, you can store them on the table or in the refrigerator. The important part of storing these bars is to make sure they are protected from the air. If you are storing the bars in the baking dish, it is important to put a lid on or wrap it with plastic. The other way to store the bars is to move them to an airtight container. This will protect the bars from going stale. The bars will last about 3 to 5 days when stored on the counter and a week when stored in the refrigerator.
Ingredients for cherry crumb bars
- baking powder
- unsalted sweet cream butter
- pure vanilla extract
- almond extract
- old fashioned rolled oats
- cherry pie filling
How to make cherry crumble bars
Step 1. Preheat over to 350 degrees.
Step 2. Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.
Step 3. In medium bowl whisk sugar, baking powder and flour.
Step 4. Cut in butter with a fork or your fingers until mixture is crumbly.
Step 5. In small bowl whisk together egg, vanilla and almond extract.
Step 6. Slowly stir egg mixture into flour/butter mixture.
Step 7. Remove 1 1/2 cups of the crumb mixture to another bowl.
Step 8. Stir in oats and set aside.
Step 9. Press crumb mixture (without oats) gently into bottom of baking dish.
Top with cherry pie filling.
Then with crumb mixture with oats.
Bake for 55-60 minutes or until lightly browned.
Allow to cool completely before cutting and enjoying
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- 1 1/2 C sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 4 1/2 C flour
- 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
- 2 egg
- 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1 tap almond extract
- 2/3 cup old fashioned rolled oats
- 2 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling
- Preheat over to 350 degrees.
- Line a 9x13 baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.
- In medium bowl whisk sugar, baking powder and flour.
- Cut in butter with a fork or your fingers until mixture is crumbly.
- In small bowl whisk together egg, vanilla and almond extract.
- Slowly stir egg mixture into flour/butter mixture.
- Remove 1 1/2 cups of the crumb mixture to another bowl.
- Stir in oats and set aside.
- Press crumb mixture (without oats) gently into bottom of baking dish.
- Top with cherry pie filling, then with crumb mixture with oats.
- Bake for 55-60 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Allow to cool completely before cutting and enjoying
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g
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