1Heat oven 350 degrees. Spray 13"x9"-pan with cooking spray.
Place crackers in food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; crush with rolling pin or meat mallet. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in crushed crackers. Press dough in bottom of pan.
2In food processor or blender, place cranberry sauce. Cover; process until smooth. Spread evenly in pan.
3Bake 15-20 minutes or until puffy and set. Cool completely about 30 minutes.
4In small microwavable bowl, microwave shortening and chocolate chips uncovered on high 30-60 seconds, stirring frequently, until melted. Spread over cooled bars.
Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until set. For squares, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.