Cherry Crumb Bars

cherry crumb bars on plate

These cherry pie crumb bars are really easy since they use a cake mix for the base of the crust. These bars make a great summer treat!

cherry pie bars ingredients

Only 7 ingredients!

crust igredients

Combine cake mix, 6 TBS butter, and oats.  Reserve one cup of this mixture.

add egg to crust

Add egg to remaining mixture.

press crust into pan

Press crust into greased 9×13″ pan.

spread cherry pie filling

Spread cherry pie filling over crust.

ingredents for top crrumble

Mix remaining crumb mixture, oats, butter, pecans and brown sugar.

sprinkle top crumbs on

Sprinkle this mixture over the cherry filling.  Bake 40 minutes.

cherry pie bars out if oven

Remove from oven and cool.

cherry crumb bars on plate


Cherry Crumb Bars Recipe (Source:



1 package white or yellow cake mix

1  1/4 cup rolled quick oats, divided

1/2 cup butter or margarine at room temperature, divided

1 egg

1 (21 oz) can cherry pie filling

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup chopped pecans



Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 13×9-inch pan.

Combine cake mix, 6 tablespoons butter and 1 cup rolled oats.

Reserve 1 cup of this for crumb topping.

To remaining mixture, add egg; mix well.

Press into pan.

Pour cherry filling over crust; spread to cover.

In large bowl add remaining 1 cup crumb mixture, 1/4 cup oats, 2 tablespoons butter, nuts, and brown sugar.

Mix well.

Sprinkle over cherries.

Bake 30-40 minutes.

Yields 36 bars

Nutritional Information for 1 Bar:

Calories: 114

Fat: 4 grams

Carbohydrates: 18 grams

Protein: 1 gram

Fiber: 0 grams

Weight Watchers Points Plus for 1/36 of recipe:  3 WWPP




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