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Pistachio, Cranberry and Ginger Cookie Bars

Pistachio, Cranberry and Ginger Cookie Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24
We transformed Betty Crocker Sugar Cookies into delightful, nutty, fruity snack bars by baking pistachios, dried cranberries and cinnamon right on top.
By Inspired Taste
Created November 5, 2012
Make With
Make With
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix


  • 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.

  • Try using a different cookie mix. Oatmeal or gingerbread cookie mix would work well.
  • Drizzle cookie bars with melted white chocolate.

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