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Chocolate Cherry Bars

Servings: 48
For Cake Bars
1 package (18.25 oz.) Pillsbury Moist Supreme Devil's Food Cake Mix
1 (21-oz.) can cherry pie filling
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 eggs, beaten

For Frosting
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup milk
5 tablespoons margarine or butter
1 (6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips

Heat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease and flour 15x10x1-inch baking pan or 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, combine all cake bar ingredients; stir until well blended. Pour into greased and floured pan.

Bake at 350°F (180°C) until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. For 15x10x1-inch pan, bake 20 to 30 minutes; for 13x9-inch pan, bake 25 to 35 minutes.

In small saucepan, combine sugar, milk and margarine. Bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat; stir in chocolate chips until smooth. Pour and spread over warm bars. Cool 1 1/4 hours or until completely cooled. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Information Per Bar: Calories 110 ; Fat 4 g; Cholesterol 10 mg; Carbohydrates 18 g; Sodium 100 mg; Protein 1 g

Makes 48 bars.

Source: Pillsbury.com
Date: June 1 2002