Fabulous Fruit Bars

Fabulous Fruit Bars

Honorable Mention - Contest Recipe 2007! Bake a warm and cozy fruit dessert bar using cookie mix and pie filling, ingredients already in your cupboard.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

bars

Base
2
pouches (1 lb 1.5 oz each) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
2
eggs
Filling
1
can (21 oz) cherry pie filling
Topping
1
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon milk
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, stir base ingredients until soft dough forms. Press half of dough in bottom of pan.
  3. Spread pie filling over dough. Drop remaining dough by teaspoonfuls over filling.
  4. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  5. In small bowl, stir glaze ingredients until smooth. If necessary, add additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle glaze over warm bars. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature.
Makes 24 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
This recipe was awarded honorable mention in the 2007 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest.
Special Touch
Serve warm with a scoop of ice cream.
Variation
Use your favorite flavor of pie filling.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 2g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 30g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.