+For the bars:
°1 1/2 cup butter, softened
°3 cups granulated sugar
°1 1/2 tsp salt
°5 large eggs
°1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
°1 1/2 t almond extract
°5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
°1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
°2 can pie cherry filling
°1 c icing sugar
°3 t milk
Preheat oven 350 degrees F. Line jelly roll pan (12×17) with foil. Spraying with non-stick spray. Put apart.
In the bowl of your stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar together, about 1 to 2 minutes. Add the salt, eggs, and vanilla and almond flavorings and continue to stir until fully incorporated.
Adding flour and baking powder also blend until just combined. Reserve 1 3/4 cups of batter. Spread/press remaining batter into prepared pan.
Garnish with cherry pie. Spoon the rest of the dough into small pieces over the cherry filling.
Placing in oven and baking for 50-60 min Remove from the oven and place the pan on a wire rack to cool completely.
Once cooled prepare the frosting. Whisk together icing sugar and milk until smooth and drizzle over bars. Cut into 35 squares and serve.