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Holiday Fruit Bars

Holiday Fruit Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 24
Honorable Mention - Contest Recipe 2007! Bake a warm and cozy fruit dessert bar using cookie mix and pie filling, ingredients already in your cupboard.
Updated October 15, 2014
Make With
Make With
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • This recipe was awarded honorable mention in the 2007 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest.
  • Serve warm with a scoop of ice cream.
  • Use your favorite flavor of pie filling.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
30g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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