Sour Cream-Cranberry Bars

You’ll find yourself reaching for just one more of these golden, rich, cranberry-filled bars. Go ahead, you deserve it!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 57 min
  • Servings 32

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup packed brown sugar
2
cups quick-cooking oats
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
2
cups dried cranberries
1
cup sour cream
3/4
cup granulated sugar
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Mix butter and brown sugar in large bowl with spoon. Stir in oats, 1 1/2 cups flour and the baking soda until crumbly. Press half of the mixture in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Mix remaining ingredients in large bowl. Pour over baked crust. Crumble remaining oat mixture over filling.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until top is golden brown and filling is set. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For 32 bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

If you line the pan with aluminum foil, you can lift out the bars for easy cutting and cleanup.

Cranberries are also called bounceberries because they bounce when they're ripe!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
70 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8 g
8 %
(Saturated Fat
5 g,
5 %
),
Cholesterol
25 mg
25 %;
Sodium
85 mg
85 %;
Total Carbohydrate
26 g
26 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.