4 years ago
Cranberry Crumble Bars
With a crumbly oatmeal
and brown sugar topping and a sweet-tart cranberry filling, these bars are the
perfect finishing touch for your dessert table this holiday season!
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- ¼ cup orange juice
- ¼ cup water
- 2 cups fresh cranberries
- 1 tablespoon grated
- ½ teaspoon ground
- ¾ cup packed brown sugar
- ½ cup butter, softened
- 1½ cups quick-cooking or
- 1 cup all-purpose or
whole wheat flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- In 1½-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.
- Heat oven to 400 F. 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.
- Bake about 20 minutes or until light brown. For
bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows while warm.
Recipe source: Betty