These are really yummy!
This is made like a bar cookie but tastes like a pastry.
1 cup butter
1 3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3 cups flour
1 large can cherry pie filling*
*you may substitute any flavor pie filling.
Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each one. Add vanilla, baking powder, flour. Mix well. Put 2/3 of batter in 11x17 pan and spread evenly. Spread pie filling over the top. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls over top of pie filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. top with powdered sugar icing (using almond flavoring in icing).
1/3 cup melted butter
2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon Almond extract
2-4 Tablespoons hot water
mix and drizzle over cherry bars