Sour Cream Cherry Bars

Looking for an anytime dessert recipe? Then check out these sour-cream cherry bars that are so easy to bake at home!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 60

Ingredients

Base and Topping

1
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
cups quick-cooking oats
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda

Filling

3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1
cup sour cream
1
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg
4 1/2
cups frozen pitted tart cherries, thawed (24 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, blend brown sugar and butter. Add oats, 1 1/2 cups flour and the baking soda; mix until crumbs form. Press half of crumb mixture in bottom of ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan; reserve remaining mixture for topping. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix all filling ingredients except cherries. Stir in cherries.
  • 3 Pour filling over partially baked crust. Crumble and sprinkle remaining half of crumb mixture over filling.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 35 minutes longer or until center is set. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours. For bars, cut into 10 rows by 6 rows. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    45mg
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    13g
    13%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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