White Chocolate Cranberry Bars

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

2 1/4
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
2/3
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup unsalted butter, butter or margarine, softened
2
eggs
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
cup coarsely chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
1
cup chopped walnuts
1
(12-oz.) pkg. (2 cups) white vanilla chips
1
tablespoon shortening

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, extending foil over sides of pan. Grease foil. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well.
  • 2
    In separate large bowl, combine brown sugar, sugar and butter; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla; blend well. Gradually add flour mixture; blend at low speed just until combined. Fold in cranberries, walnuts and 1 1/2 cups of the vanilla chips. (Reserve remaining chips for topping). Spread batter in greased foil-lined pan.
  • 3
    Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4
    In small saucepan over low heat, melt reserved 1/2 cup vanilla chips and shortening, stirring occasionally. Drizzle over warm bars. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Potassium
75mg
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
13g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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