Chocolate Cherry Bars

Enjoy the mouth-watering combination of chocolate and cherry in these lavish dessert bars.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 48

Ingredients

Cake Bars

1
(18.25-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury™ Moist Supreme™ Devil's Food Cake Mix
1
(21-oz.) can cherry pie filling
1
teaspoon almond extract
3
eggs, beaten

Frosting

1
cup sugar
1/3
cup milk
5
tablespoons margarine or butter
1
(6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 15x10x1-inch baking pan or 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, combine all cake bar ingredients; stir until well blended. Pour into greased and floured pan.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. For 15x10x1-inch pan, bake 20 to 30 minutes; for 13x9-inch pan, bake 25 to 35 minutes.
  • 3 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    105mg
    105%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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