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    Cherry Bars

    Source of Recipe

    Master Chef Don's 2008 Collection

    Recipe Introduction

    Servings: 16 Yield: 16 bars Categories: Appetizers/ Snacks, Breakfast Squares and Bars

    Recipe Link: RecipeCircus.com/recipes/MasterChefDon

    List of Ingredients

    3/4 cup butter or margarine
    2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
    2 cups all-purpose flour
    2 cups old-fashioned or quick cooking oats, uncooked
    2 teaspoons baking soda
    1 21-ounce can cherry filling and topping
    2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    1/2 teaspoon almond extract

    Recipe

    1. In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer, beat butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Combine flour, oats and baking soda, Add flour mixture to sugar mixture; mix on low speed until crumbly.

    2. Spread two-thirds of the oat mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 13 × 9 × 2-inch baking pan. Press down to make a firm layer.

    3. In an electric blender or food processor container, purée cherry filling until smooth. Pour puréed cherry filling into a medium saucepan. Combine granulated sugar and cornstarch; stir into cherry filling. Cook. stirring constantly, over low heat until mixture is thick and bubbly. Stir in almond extract. Pour cherry mixture over oat layer;spread evenly.

    4. Top with remaining oat mixture.

    5. Bake in a preheated 325º oven 45 minutes, or until golden brown. Let cool before cutting.

    Serving size: 1 (2-inch) piece

 

 

 


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