• Crust:
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cups sweetener
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1½ cups almond flour
  • Filling:
  • 1 cup fresh pitted cherries
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup sweetener
  • 1 tablespoons xanthan gum
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • Glaze:
  • ½ cup sweetener
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons water
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  1. Preheat oven to 350. For the filling, cream butter, sweetener and salt in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in extract and gradually add flour.
  2. For the filling combine cherries, water, sweetener and xanathan gum. Once fully mixed, add almond extract.
  3. Spread ¾ of the batter into a greased 7″ x 11.6″ x 2″ baking pan. Spread pie filling over batter. Drop remaining batter by teaspoonfuls over filling. Bake 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
  4. For glaze, mix sweetener, extracts and enough water to reach desired consistency. Drizzle over top of cherry pie bars.
Serving size: 1 Bar (Total recipe makes 12 servings)
Protein 4.16g, Cals 168, Carbs 5.08g, Fiber 1.71g, Sugar Alcohol 0.00g — NET CARBS: 3.73g

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