30 January 2013

cherry almond bars

1 cup butter
 2 cups packed brown sugar
 2 teaspoons baking powder
 1 egg
 1 teaspoon almond extract
 2 cups all purpose flour
 2 cups rolled oats
 half cup sliced almonds
 12 ounce jar cherry preserves

 cream butter and sugars for 30 seconds on high speed. add baking powder eggs and almond extract.  beat in as much flour as you can with mixer. Using a wooden spoon stir in any remaining flour, oats,  and almonds. Press dough evenly into a jelly roll pan spread with preserve bake for 35 minutes 350 degrees