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Cherry Dream Bars

Cherry Dream Bars

Cherry Dream Bars are a convenience dessert made with cake mix, oats, and pie filling.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cake Mix, Cherry Dream Bars, Cherry Pie Filling
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24
Author Cookie Madness


  • 1 box white or yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup salted butter cut into 8 T. and softened
  • 1 1/4 cups oats -- divided
  • 1 egg
  • 21 oz can of cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts optional
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13x9 inch baking pan.
  • Mix cake mix, 6 tablespoons of the softened butter and 1 cup of oats until crumbly. Set aside 1 cup crumbs for topping.
  • To remaining crumbs, add egg, mixing until well blended. Press into the 13 x 9-inch baking pan and pour pie filling over crust, spreading to cover.
  • To the reserved 1 cup of crumbs add 1/4 cup oats, the remaining 2 T. butter, nuts and brown sugar and mix thoroughly. Sprinkle over cherry mixture.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 40 minutes.