Cranberry-Orange Shortbread

Enjoy these homemade cranberry shortbread bars with orange flavor - perfect for dessert.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

1
cup butter, softened
3/4
cup powdered sugar
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
2
cups all-purpose flour
1/3
cup cornstarch
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries, chopped

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with foil, leaving foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar, granulated sugar and orange peel with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Add vanilla. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, cornstarch and salt. Stir in cranberries. Press dough evenly in pan.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 32 minutes or until set. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack. Use foil to lift out of pan. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with foil, leaving foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar, granulated sugar and orange peel with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Add vanilla. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, cornstarch and salt. Stir in cranberries. Press dough evenly in pan.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 32 minutes or until set. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack. Use foil to lift out of pan. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Pinched for time? No need to chop the cranberries. Or substitute dried blueberries, if desired.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
106
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Sodium
69mg
69%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
1/2g
1/2%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.