1 c. butter, softened

2 c. sugar

4 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1/4 tsp. almond extract

3 c. flour

1 tsp. salt

2 (21 oz.) cans cherry pie filling

For the Glaze: 

1 c. powdered sugar

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1/2 tsp. almond extract

2 Tbsp. milk


Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs, beating after each addition. Mix in extracts. Add flour and salt. Mix until well combined. Spread 3 cups of the bater in a greased jelly roll pan. Spread pie filling on top of the dough. Drop the remaining dough by tablespoonfuls on top of the cherry pie filling. Bake at 350° for 45 to 60 Minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool

Combine glaze ingredients and drizzle over bars. If serving the next day, wait and do this before serving or the bars will be a bit soggy!