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cranberry butterscotch bars

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jan Vardaman
Lake Balboa, CA

I just love these bars. I look forward to the holiday season when fresh cranberries are abundant. A friend of the family gave me this recipe years ago and when I make them the smells of them baking fills the house with memories of Christmas.

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For cranberry butterscotch bars

  • 1 c
    margarine or butter
  • 2 c
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 pkg
    raw fresh cranberries, rinsed and sorted
  • 3 oz
    butterscotch chips
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (i use pecans or walnuts)

How To Make cranberry butterscotch bars

  • 1
    Cream together butter and sugar. Mix in the eggs and vanilla.
  • 2
    Mix together flour, salt and baking powder. Add to above mixture.
  • 3
    Then add: cranberries, butterscotch chips and chopped nuts. Mix well. Press into a 9x13 pan that has been lightly sprayed with Pam.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.

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