Recipes and Cooking Cherry-Crumb Bars Be the first to rate & review! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on February 16, 2015 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 45 mins Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 16 Yield: 16 bars Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 17.5 ounce package oatmeal cookie mix ½ cup butter 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon almond extract 1 16 ounce package frozen unsweetened pitted tart red cherries, thawed and drained ¼ cup sugar 1 recipe Powdered Sugar Icing Powdered Sugar Icing ½ cup powdered sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon milk Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over edges of pan. Lightly coat foil with cooking spray; set pan aside. Place cookie mix in a large bowl. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Remove 1 cup of the mixture for topping. Stir egg, vanilla, and almond extract into the remaining crumb mixture until combined. Press mixture evenly onto the bottom of the prepared baking pan. In a medium bowl stir together cherries and sugar; spoon evenly over mixture in pan. Sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture. Bake about 45 minutes or until topping is golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Drizzle with Powdered Sugar Icing. Let stand until icing is set. Using the edges of the foil, lift uncut bars out of pan. Cut into bars. Powdered Sugar Icing In a small bowl stir together powdered sugar, vanilla, and enough milk to make a drizzling consistency. To Store: Place bars in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 240 Calories 12g Fat 31g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 240 % Daily Value * Total Fat 12g 15% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 27mg 9% Sodium 202mg 9% Total Carbohydrate 31g 11% Total Sugars 9g Protein 3g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.9mg 5% Potassium 99mg 2% Folate, total 20.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.