Cherry Streusel Bars

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Cherry Streusel Bars – A sugar cookie crust with a layer of cherries and topped with a delicious streusel topping.  All I can say is YUM!

Cherry Streusel Bars

I love any recipe that calls for cherries!

These cherry streusel bars are delicious and so easy to make!!  I promise you won’t be disappointed.

Cherry Streusel Bars

Cherry Streusel Bars

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  • 1 package of sugar cookie mix
  • 1/3 cup of butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 can of cherry pie filling
  • 1/4 cup of oats
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray bottom of 8 inch pan with cooking spray.
  • In large bowl, combine cookie mix, butter, flour, almond extract, and egg.
  • Press half of dough into bottom of pan. Cook for 15 minutes
  • While the base is cooking, add oats, brown sugar, and walnuts to remaining dough.
  • Remove base from oven and spread with pie filling. Crumble remaining dough over the pie filling.
  • Cook for an additional 20-25 minutes or until crumbs are light golden brown. Let cool and cut into bars.
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I’m not really a baker so the fact that these cherry bars turned out and taste great shows that anyone can make them.

They can be made with any type of pie filling.  I think I’m going to try apple next time.  What is your favorite pie filling flavor?

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