Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 35 Min
Servings 18
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 6 tbsps. Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
  • 2 tsps. water
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 3/4 cup Smucker's® Cherry Preserves
  • TOPPING
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsps. Crisco® Pure Canola Oil

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350°F. Line bottom and sides of 8 x 8-inch pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan. Coat lightly with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Step 2

    STIR together flour, brown sugar and salt until mixed. Add oil, water and almond extract. Combine with fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Pat evenly in bottom of prepared pan.

  • Step 3

    BAKE 15 minutes.

  • Step 4

    SPREAD preserves evenly over warm crust. Mix almonds, brown sugar and oil until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over top of preserves.

  • Step 5

    BAKE 20 minutes. Cool completely. Lift out of pan using foil. Cut into 16 bars. Store in refrigerator.

Serving size
(1 bar)

  • Calories 170
  • Calories from Fat70g
  • Total Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 20mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 23g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet