Flaky, buttery shortbread crust & cookie crumble sandwich a delicious, creamy custard filling loaded with cherries in my Cherry Custard Pie Bars!
Keyword Cherry Custard Pie Bars, How do I make Cherry Custard Pie Bars Recipe
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 1hour5minutes
1 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
3/4cup(1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter,very cold, cut into small cubes
1/4cupall-purpose flourplus 2 tablespoons
pinch of salt
2cupsfresh cherries,pitted cherries
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8x8 baking pan with nonstick cooking spray, then line with aluminum foil, allowing the foil to extend a couple of inches on two opposing sides. Spray the foil with nonstick cooking spray.
Make the crust and topping: Add flour, sugar, and salt to the bowl of a food processor. Pulse about 30 seconds to mix ingredients. Add the cubed cold butter and pulse until the butter pieces are about the size of peas. Remove 3/4 cup of the mixture to use for the topping and set aside until needed.
Pour the remaining crumb mixture into the prepared pan and press into the pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges begin to turn golden. Cool completely.
Make the filling: In a small bowl, mix together eggs, sugar, sour cream, flour, and salt until well combined; set aside.
Spread the cherries in a single layer on the cooled crust. Spoon the filling batter over the cherries.
Sprinkle the reserved crumb mixture evenly over the top of the filling. Bake for preheated pven for 45-55 minutes, or until the filling is just beginning to turn golden and is set. Cool bars completely on a baking rack then refrigerate if desired.