Cherry Bars

Chereshnyanyk

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6 to 8

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

  • About

In Ukrainian, chereshnyanyk is the name for a pastry with a cherry filling. I use my recipe for Sour Cream Pastry Dough to make a sweet pastry base for this dish, reserving some dough to make a lattice top. In a pinch, if fresh sour cherries are not available, drained good-quality canned cherries can be used instead.

Ingredients

Method

Have the sweet version of sour cream pastry dough ready, but keep refrigerated until ready to use. Lightly butter an 18-inch × 12-inch × 1-inch baking sheet. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

Divide the dough into two slightly uneven pieces and refrigerate the smaller portion until re