Cherry Bars Recipe

Looking for an easy Cherry Bars recipe? Learn how to make Cherry Bars using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by enigmas2

Makes 8 servings



This recipe may be used with other fruits, too, such as apple, blueberries, etc. Fresh fruit may be substituted for the canned fruit by adding a syrup made from 1/2 cup sugar boiled with 1/2 cup water and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch.

Recipe Ingredients for Cherry Bars

2 cup Wheat Flour, White, All-purpose, Enriched, Bleached
0.75 cup Sugars, Granulated
21 oz Cherry Pie Filling
1 cup Cream, Sour, Cultured
0.25 stick Butter

Recipe Directions for Cherry Bars

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, salt and baking soda. Using two knives or a pastry cutter, cut in the butter.

  3. Mix the lemon juice, rind, and sour cream. Stir into the flour mixture and mix lightly to make a soft dough.

  4. Remove 1/3 of the batter/dough and save for the top. Spoon or roll the remaining batter into a 9x14-inch cake pan and pat the dough up the sides.

  5. Fill the bottom with cherry filling. Criss-cross the top with the saved dough and bake until lightly golden (35-45 minutes).

  6. This recipe may be used with other fruits, too, such as apple, blueberries, etc.

  7. Fresh fruit may be substituted for the canned fruit by adding a syrup made from 1/2 cup sugar boiled with 1/2 cup water and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch.

  8. Submitted by: CM

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 156.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
357
Calories from Fat
83
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.2g
14%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
76mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
64.0g
21%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
35.7g
Protein
4.2g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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