Chocolate Cherry Bars
1 (18.25-oz.) pkg. Devil's Food Cake Mix
1 (21-oz.) can cherry pie filling
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup milk
5 tablespoons margarine or butter
1 (6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan or 13 x 9-inch pan.
In large bowl, combine all cake bar ingredients; stir until well blended. Pour into greased and floured pan.
Bake at 350°F. until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. For 15 x 10x 1-inch pan, bake 20 to 30 minutes; for 13 x 9-inch pan, bake 25 to 35 minutes.
In small saucepan, combine sugar, milk and margarine. Bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in chocolate chips until smooth. Pour and spread over warm bars. Cool 1 1/4 hours or until completely cooled. Cut into bars.