Cherry Pie Bars

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

When you want pie, but don’t have the time to make one.

Top Review by newspapergal

These were easy and tasty -- but they need two cans of pie filling. Perhaps it was the brand I chose, but there weren't enough cherries to cover it all well. I'd definitely make these again; I sent them to the deer woods with DH for his uncles, and they were a hit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°; position oven rack in middle of oven; spray the bottom only of a 13x9 inch metal baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, combine cake mix, 6 tablespoons melted butter, and 1 cup of the oats with a wooden spoon until well blended ( mixture will be crumbly); reserve 1 cup of crumb mixture.
  3. Stir the egg into the remaining mixture until blended; press into the bottom of prepared pan.
  4. Pour cherry pie filling over the crust; spread evenly.
  5. In a bowl combine the reserved cake mixture, remaining ¼ cup oats, remaining 2 tablespoons melted butter, brown sugar, and pecans until blended; sprinkle evenly over cherry pie filling.
  6. Bake 30-35 minutes or until filling is bubbly and topping is golden; transfer to wire rack and cool completely.
  7. Cut into bars.

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