Quick Cranberry-Orange Bars

Looking for a dessert with a tangy twist? Enjoy these delicious cranberry and orange bars – a yummy treat.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 16

Ingredients

Base

1
box (15.6 oz) cranberry quick bread mix
1/3
cup margarine or butter, softened
1
egg

Filling

1
can (16 oz) whole berry cranberry sauce
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
1
tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 9-inch square pan. In large bowl, combine all base ingredients; mix well with pastry blender or fork until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture evenly in bottom of greased pan.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine all filling ingredients; blend well. Spread filling evenly over base. Sprinkle evenly with reserved crumb mixture; press lightly.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Cut into bars.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    34g
    34%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    22g
    22%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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