Cordially Yours Chocolate Chip Bars

Prep Time 25 min
Cook Time 25 Min
Servings 30
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 3/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 3/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsps. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling
  • 1 1/2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • Powdered sugar

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350°F. Spray a 15 1⁄2 x10 1⁄2 x 1-inch pan with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Step 2

    COMBINE shortening, eggs, granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla and almond extracts in large bowl; beat at medium speed until well blended.

  • Step 3

    COMBINE flour, baking soda and cinnamon in small bowl. Mix into shortening mixture at low speed until just blended. Stir in pie filling and chocolate chips. Spread in pan.

  • Step 4

    BAKE 25 minutes or until lightly browned and top springs back when lightly pressed. Cool in pan on wire rack.

  • Step 5

    SPRINKLE with powdered sugar. Cut into 2 1⁄2 x 2-inch bars.

Serving size
(1 bar of 30)

  • Calories 170
  • Calories from Fat70g
  • Total Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 60mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 23g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 10g
  • 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