Cranberry Date Bars

Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

Well Cranberries and Dates w/ an orange glaze ! Love this recipe.
Hope you'll give them a try !

Picture by Kim Biegacki ~ thank you Kim!


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Serves:

32 bars

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 c
cranberries, fresh
1 pkg
(8 oz) pkg dates, chopped
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
flour (all purpose)
2 c
oatmeal
1 1/2 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
butter, melted

ORANGE GLAZE

2 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 Tbsp
orange juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium saucepan combine cranberries and dates.
Cook, covered, over low heat for 10-15 minutes.
Stir in vanilla. Set aside.
2
In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, oatmeal, brown sugar, baking soda, and salt.
Stir in margarine or butter until well blended.
Pat half of oatmeal mixture on the bottom of a 9x13x2 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes.
3
Carefully spread filling over baked oatmeal mixture. Sprinkle remaining oatmeal mixture on top. Pat gently. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes.
4
Cool on wire rack. In a mixing bowl, stir together the powdered sugar, vanilla, and orange juice to a drizzling consistency.
Drizzle with the Orange Glaze: cut into bars.
Makes 32 bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American