Crumble bars are one of my very favorite desserts to make. Store tightly covered at room temperature or freeze. You’re just four ingredients away from these delicious Cherry Oatmeal Crumble Bars! Bake for 18 to 23 minutes or until very lightly golden brown. Have a 9-inch square baking pan ready. Required fields are marked *. I substituted sugar free yellow cake mix and used “no sugar added” pie fillings. Thanks! Welcome to Mom On Timeout where I’m serving up real food for real families! Imagine adding ice cream on top! Spread cherry filling evenly over the mixture.Cover gently with remaining oatmeal mixture. Combine 3 tablespoons cornstarch with a little of the juice and stir to dissolve; stir into cherry mixture. How could I make these bars using the fresh cherries? Add 1 to 4 tablespoons of sugar, or to taste. Spread cherry mixture over prepared crust; sprinkle reserved oat mixture evenly over filling. This Glazed Oatmeal Cherry Bars recipe is easy to make for a perfect dessert choice. Learn how your comment data is processed. I just made them tonight and they are nothing short of total awesomeness! Everything seems to be too sweet for me. Using a rubber spatula, add in the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and rolled oats, mixing until just combined. FOUR! Cool completely in pan on a wire … Cherry dessert became a dessert staple in February and was often requested later in the year. How can it not be a win!!! Served with vanilla ice cream – delish!!! Our friends recently came to visit us and I asked if I could have the famous Cherry Dessert recipe and they happily shared it with me. Your email address will not be published. Add the liquid from the cherry cans, setting the cherries aside. You're just four ingredients away from these delicious Cherry Oatmeal Crumble Bars! Mix together the butter, flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder and salt. http://www.thepinjunkie.com/2014/02/friday-link-party-56.html, woah, so yummy! This one is a keeper. Smooth with hands so no cherry filling shows through. Eat warm or cool, cut into bars, and serve. . When spreading the cherry filling to … It’s just so delicious! Ahhh I can make these right now!! Love cherries and chocolate together too! Elaine – I made these with old fashioned oats instead of quick cooking oats. Scrumptious Oatmeal Cookies and Bars | Better Homes & Gardens Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg, flour, and vanilla extract together in a bowl using electric mixer on … Spread cherry pie filling over oats. It is a favorite at our house! If needed, thicken more with a little more cornstarch dissolved in a small amount of cold water. What would the substitution be if you wanted to use fresh cherries? This one sounds just as delicious all the others . Crumble the remaining dough over the filling. Turn heat to medium-high and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until thickened. Oil a 9 x 9 inch baking pan and line with parchment. I am sure he would be more than ok with with these Cherry Oatmeal Bars for his birthday dessert. Sprinkle with the reserved oat-almond mixture; press lightly into cherry filling. Pinned and sharing on FB! Bake until the cherries are bubbly and the dough is golden, about 35 minutes. I am sharing a dessert from my childhood, Cherry Oatmeal Bars, also known as Cherry Dessert. Mar 15, 2014 - Cherry Oatmeal Bars combine dried cherries and oats in a delicious bar that's great for snacking, lunch boxes, or dessert. This is almost exactly the recipe my grandmother passed down! You can’t miss with this recipe – so yummy!! You cook the tart cherry juice on the stove with flour and sugar until it thickens. I don’t care to count how many they ate before I packaged them up with my husband to take to work. Pinned it. This looks like a really good recipe! With 5 kids, my mom always kept the pantry well stocked and we could always find the ingredients needed. Hope to see you back! Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cut in the cold butter until particles are the size of small peas. Select All. Do you think you could use this for date nut squares? Can’t wait to try this Trish! So simple to make and so much better than cherry pie, these bars are sure to become a family favorite. Cook over medium heat until the mixture bubbles and thickens to the consistency of pie filling, stirring constantly. May 15, 2015 - Cherry Oatmeal Crumble Bars | Recipe http://picturesfunnys.blogspot.com/ I made the bars and they are just as good as I remembered. I admit I’m not that good and experienced in the kitchen, but I must say this is one of the best recipes I’ve tried. Required fields are marked *, Oh my goodness, these sound perfect, I love cherries , Rachael xx. You can use any flavor pie filling to switch it up a bit. In medium bowl, combine cherry preserves, lemon juice and kirsch. Cool completely on wire rack. I am definitely going to add this to my must-make list! To make the filling, combine flour and sugar in a medium saucepan. That sounds divine! I just love your oat bars, Trish! Spread cherry mixture evenly over crust. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan. Sign up to get my new recipes in your inbox! ? To prepare filling, combine cherries, sour cream, granulated sugar, and remaining ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well. Happy Valentine’s Day! The only difference is we add a little almond extract to the cherries. Spread the cherry filling evenly over the base. I think I’d eat them warm! I love the cherries! Sign me up! For all dinner recipes, go HERE. This particular recipe is a variation of one I have been making since I was about 8 years old. By Trish - Mom On Timeout February 12, 2014 Christmas, Christmas Recipes, Dessert, Favorites, Holiday Recipes, Recipes, Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day Recipes. YUM! It’s the best kind of recipe: easy. I also added almonds to the cherry and blueberry and pecans to the apple, because we really like nuts. 10 Best Cherry Bars with Cherry Pie Filling Recipes | Yummly Thank you so much Trish for this incredible recipe. These will be terrific to make when I’m in a rush and having company too. We love them all! I may never make cherry pie again! Tips to make the cherry oatmeal bars recipe perfect: When lining the tin with parchments paper, make sure to leave the paper hanging on the sides. They were a hit again. Wow, how amazing do these oatmeal bars sound! the Tip Junkie} I’ll definitely be giving this recipe a try. I’m craving these so badly! We like to serve the bars with vanilla ice cream. It tastes like a dump cake but in a bar!! Do I first make the yellow cake mix then add the oatmeal or just the cake mix in itself (without the veggie oil and eggs) Wondering about cutting down sugar in either topping or filling. Grease a 9x9 inch baking pan, line with foil, then … For even more great ideas follow me on Facebook – Pinterest – Instagram – Twitter – Bloglovin’. I going to serve after dinner this evening, with a dollop of whipped topping. I am glad he cut down that cherry tree because it means we get to eat cherry dessert in his honor:), Leave a comment below and share a photo on Instagram. You can also personalize these cute mini breads with your favorite fruit, oat or almond milk, and other flavor WW oatmeal cups. Thanks for helping me remember!! I am wanting to use the cherries I have in the fridge before I they have to be thrown out. 4 ingredients?!?! I think they are even better than pie because they are super easy to make and the bars have an oatmeal crumb crust AND topping! Bake for 24 to 30 minutes, or until the edges are firm and golden. Sign up to get my new recipes in your inbox! When you pull the baking dish out of the oven, wait just a few minutes and then scoop out a spoonful right from the corner – no one will EVER know . So yummy! Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup vegetable shortening 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats 1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling. Press down half the crumbs onto the bottom of the pan. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. My husband is diabetic and I’m always looking for a desert recipe that I can adapt for him. Please stop by to grab a featured button and share another one of your fantastic recipes! Blueberry is another favorite of mine. These are so much easier with the cake mix…I love it!!! Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe at The Pin Junkie. How do you make Cherry Oat Bars? And to eat They are super simple and take just minutes to pull together. BEAT butter and brown sugar in medium bowl until smooth and fluffy. YUM! Cut into bars and serve. I’m finally turning into a cherry fan. So simple to make and so much better than cherry pie, these bars are sure to become a family favorite. Our kitchen is always open! They are delicious! Cut into bars. Combine glaze … I just threw a pan of these in the oven, but with a black forest kind of twist! Dinners, desserts, and everything in between! Everyone loves these bars! This tool adjusts ingredient amounts only, not method or nutrition information. Find me on Snapchat @momontimeout! We have a cherry tree and we’ve made something similar by simmering pitted cherries with sugar to taste and always almond extract. These bars would be great served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream but are amazing on their own. Press half of the oat mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan. I am so glad I have the recipe! These Cherry Oatmeal Bars remind me of my childhood and will always be one of my favorite desserts. {squealing with delight} ~ Laurie {a.k.a. Using cherry pie filling, these dessert bars feature a buttery brown sugar and oatmeal crust and topping. Prepare Cherry Filling by adding cherries to a small saucepan, stir in sugar, lemon juice, and corn starch. All Rights Reserved. Heaven, indeed!! Try this Cherry Oatmeal Bar recipe your friends and family are sure to love! I can’t believe you made something this delicious using only 4 ingredients. They came out very good – maybe chewier than with quick oats? I want to do the same. I haven’t tried it with fresh cherries. They are DELICIOUS! I have been craving a fruit crumble bar and these look awesome. These bars are pure heaven warm OR cold. Thanks. So simple to make and so much better than cherry pie, these bars are sure to become a family favorite. I made one variation and added milk chocolate chips to the top layer….but only because I love cherries and chocolate together. I am sure they will be fine, I usually prefer old fashioned though! The perfect morning pastry with your coffee. I loved your Tip Me Tuesday link this week. Oh All the yummy Cherry dishes you make!!! I’m glad you found a way to make it for your husband , These look so good! Thank you for developing a cherry dessert without Almonds or Almond extract (they are hard to come by)… my son has a tree nut allergy. Cool on wire rack. Thanks again! The Two Peas & Their Pod Cookbook is here. Thanks so much Julie! Yum! Make the oatmeal mixture and press half of it into the pan, top with the cherry filling, and top with the remaining oat mixture. I adore oatmeal crumble bars! I love an easy dessert bar! In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, baking soda, brown sugar, and oats. Set filling aside. Bake at 325° for 40 minutes or until edges are golden. 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