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Vegan Cherry Fruit Bars

Vegan Cherry Fruit Bars are an easy homemade fruit bar dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dairy-Free, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 Servings
Calories 185kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons chia seeds mixed with 12 ounces water - set aside - you may also use flax seed meal with the same measurements
  • 1 cup dairy-free butter - softened
  • 1 ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 42 ounces cherry pie filling - that is 2 cans at 21 ounces each

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a 15x10x1 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
  • Add in the prepared chia seed eggs and beat well.
  • Beat in vanilla, almond extract.
  • Add the salt to the flour and mix in. Gradually add flour mixture to batter and beat until well combined.
  • Spread 3 cups of batter evenly into prepared baking pan.
  • Lightly spread pie filling evenly over batter.
  • Drop remaining batter by tablespoon over the top of the cherries.
  • Bake 35-40 minutes or until golden brown,
  • Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.
  • Cut and serve or store in airtight container until ready to serve.
  • Store leftovers in refrigerator.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1Bar | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 30mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg