Pistachio, Cranberry and Ginger Cookie Bars

Bloggers Adam and Joanne Gallagher from Inspired Taste make sugar cookie bars topped with pistachios, dried cranberries and ginger.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
1/4
cup chopped shelled pistachios
1/4
cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries
1/4
cup chopped crystallized ginger
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick pans).
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together cookie mix, butter and egg until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 3 In small bowl, stir together pistachios, cranberries, ginger, cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle over dough.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Try using a different cookie mix. Oatmeal or gingerbread cookie mix would work well.

Drizzle cookie bars with melted white chocolate.