Oatmeal-Cranberry-Sour Cream Bars

Oatmeal-Cranberry-Sour Cream Bars

Prize-Winning Recipe 2006! Oatmeal cookie mix creates a head start to a fruit-filled bar cookie. Yum!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

3:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

bars

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
3/4
cup sour cream
3
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg yolk
1
cup dried cranberries
1/2
cup coarsely chopped pecans
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving 1 inch of foil extending up over sides of pan. Spray foil-lined pan with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, cinnamon, butter and egg until stiff dough forms. Reserve 1/4 of the dough. Press remaining dough in bottom of foil-lined pan. Bake 15 minutes.
  3. In small bowl, stir sour cream, sugar, lemon peel, vanilla and egg yolk until well blended. Stir in cranberries. Spread over crust. Stir pecans into reserved oatmeal dough; crumble over cranberry mixture.
  4. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until top is light brown. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate 2 hours. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 16 bars
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Did You Know?
This recipe was one of fifteen winners in the 2006 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest. More than $10,000 was awarded!
Success
Lining the baking pan with foil eliminates sticking and makes for easy cleanup.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 21g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.