Sift together into a bowl:
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
Blend in 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar and 3/4 cup quick cooking (1 minute)
oatmeal. Cut in 1/2 cup shortening until particles are size of small peas.
Press 1/2 of mixture into bottom of ungreased 9"x13" pan. Spread with can of
cherry pie filling (I usually use 2 cans). Cover with remaining oatmeal
mixture. Press down gently with a spoon or your fingers.
350F, 25-30 minutes. Serve warm with whipped topping or ice cream.