Cranberry Crumble Bars

Pick cranberry bars for a colorful addition to a cookie tray and because they are so easy to make.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 48

Cranberry Filling

1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup orange juice
1/4
cup water
2
cups fresh cranberries
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon

Bars

3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2
cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose or whole wheat flour
1/4
teaspoon salt

  • 1 In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, mix granulated sugar, orange juice and water. Heat to boiling. Stir in all remaining Cranberry Filling ingredients. Cook over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened; cool.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400ºF. In medium bowl, mix brown sugar and butter. Stir in all remaining Bar ingredients until crumbly. Press half of the crumbly mixture in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Spread with filling. Top with remaining crumbly mixture; press lightly.
  • 3 Bake about 20 minutes or until light brown. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows while warm.

Expert Tips

Line the baking pan with foi to make cleanup and cutting bars easy.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
25mg
25%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.