Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 13x9-inch pan.
  2. Combine cake mix, 6 tablespoons butter and 1 cup rolled oats. Reserve 1 cup of this for crumb topping.
  3. To remaining mixture, add egg; mix well.
  4. Press into pan. Pour cherry filling over crust; spread to cover.
  5. In large bowl add remaining 1 cup crumb mixture, 1/4 cup oats, 2 tablespoons butter, nuts, and brown sugar. Mix well. Sprinkle over cherries. Bake 30-40 minutes.
Most Helpful

Exellent recipe! I used unsalted butter instead of margerine, which we do not use. I also added 1 tsp.Almond extract into the Cherry pie filling. A pretty dessert just in time for Valentine's Day! Thanks for posting. :-)

Koechin (Chef) February 04, 2010

This is a great recipe! Received thumbs-up all around the dinner table. We don't usually have dessert during the week, too tired to fuss. This went from pantry to oven in less than 5 minutes, using ingredients I normally have on hand. I think it would be great with apple pie filling, adding cinnamon to topping. Thanks for posting!!

momoftana July 01, 2009

I made this with chopped slivered almonds instead of pecans. Next time I will add some amaretto or almond flavor to add interest.

I found the recipe to be overly sweet. The combination of the sweet cherry pie filling and sugary cake mix is overwhelming. Next time I will make the cake part by scratch and eliminate much of the sugar.

These bars are very crumbly--not a bad thing in itself. But I recommend serving them on a plate, perhaps with a dollop of whipped cream or ice cream.

Futtimanette May 28, 2012