Fourth Grade Journey

A Fourth Grade Teacher's Journey Through the World of Books

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Treat Tuesday #40...

Treat Tuesday - Cherry Bar Dessert
*This was made as part of our Easter meal.
*It was quite delicious and a perfect spring-time treat.
*I hope you enjoy it as you read a great book!  

  •     1 cup butter, softened
  •     2 cups sugar
  •     1 teaspoon salt
  •     4 Eggland’s Best Eggs
  •     1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  •     1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  •     3 cups all-purpose flour
  •     2 cans (21 ounces each) cherry pie filling

  •     1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  •     1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  •     1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  •     2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  1.     Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and
  2.     salt until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well
  3.     after each addition. Beat in extracts. Gradually add flour.
  4.     Spread 3 cups batter into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Spread
  5.     with pie filling. Drop remaining batter by teaspoonfuls over
  6.     filling. Bake 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely
  7.     in pan on a wire rack.
  8.     In a small bowl, mix confectioners’ sugar, extracts and enough milk
  9.     to reach desired consistency. Drizzle over top. Yield: 5 dozen.

Treat Tuesday:  Middle- Grade Novel

Swindle by Gordan Korman

*This series is still going strong.  I remember book #1 fondly.  

Treat Tuesday:  Adult Novel

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

*This was one of our first BBC's (Boy's Book Club) selections back in 2000.  

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