Cherry pie bars

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caroline

Community Member

“This recipe is amazing! Cherry pie is one of my favorite desserts, so I decided to turn it into a delicious snack. I also love to eat it with a big dollop of whipped cream on top. PS: baking times could vary depending on your oven.”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
25
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
10
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-12+
2 cups Black cherries
⅔ cup White sugar
1 sheet pie dough
2 tbsp Cornstarch
2 tbsp water
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup flour
¼ cup butter, cold
2 tbsp water
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • 2 ovens
  • 2 baking pans
  • saucepan (large, with lid)
  • 2 bowls (small)
  • fork
  • wooden spoon
  • spatula
  • Pastry cutter
  • Step 1/6

    • oven
    • baking pan

    Preheat oven to 350*F and spray a 8x12 inch baking pan

  • Step 2/6

    • 2 cups Black cherries
    • ⅔ cup White sugar
    • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
    • 2 tbsp water
    • 2 tbsp water
    • saucepan (large, with lid)
    • bowl (small)
    • fork
    • wooden spoon

    Place cherries, white sugar, and 2 Tbsp of water in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Mix together cornstarch and the rest of the water in a small bowl with a fork until smooth, then add this mixture into the cherry mixture and stir with a wooden spoon.

  • Step 3/6

    • 1 sheet pie dough
    • spatula
    • baking pan

    Place pie dough in the prepared pan. Once cherry mixture is very thick, spread it over the pie dough evenly with a spatula.

  • Step 4/6

    • ½ cup brown sugar
    • ½ cup flour
    • ¼ cup butter, cold
    • bowl (small)
    • Pastry cutter

    Mix flour and brown sugar together in a small bowl. Using very cold butter, cut the butter into the flour/sugar mixture. Cut until it is very crumby and mixed in evenly. Spread this mixture over the cherries evenly, making sure not to press down and keeping the crumbs separated.

  • Step 5/6

    • oven

    Bake in preheated oven for 15-18 minutes or until the edges of the pie dough are light brown. Take out of oven and let cool for at least ten minutes before cutting.

  • Step 6/6

    Enjoy!