Cranberry Bars & Cream Cheese Frosting

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I just love these bars...the tartness of the cranberries go well with the cream cheese frosting. This would be a nice addition to your Holiday meals. Enjoy!!

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Serves:

30 - 40 small bars

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 stick
butter, room temperature
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1 1/2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking powder
2 c
whole fresh cranberries
1/2 c
chopped pecans

FROSTING

2 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
4 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
butter, softened
2 tsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease a 13 x 9 baking pan.
2
In bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add flour, salt, baking powder, cranberries and nuts.
3
Spread batter into pan. Batter will be thick ( If too thick, add about 1/3 cup buttermilk or milk to loosen some.)
4
Bake in preheated oven 35 to 40 minutes. Cool completely.
5
Frosting:

In bowl, beat together all ingredients.
6
Spread on cooled bars and cut into small squares...enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American