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Serves | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 45 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

These cherry bars have always been one of my favorites, and are always a hit at parties!

Ingredients You'll Need

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup shortening
4 eggs
1t vanilla extract
1t almond extract
3 cups flour
1 1/2 t baking powder
1 can cherries


Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Mix sugar, margarine and shortening.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating each on high speed.

Add vanilla and almond extract.

Combine flour and baking powder and add to batter.

Spread 2/3 of batter in sheet pan, lightly greased.

Spread one cn of cherries over batter.

Dab remainder of batter on top.

Bake for 45 minutes.

For glaze, mix 1 cup of sugar and 1-2 T milk, and drizzle on top once cooled.

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