Cranberry-Macadamia Bars

Cranberry-macadamia Bars Recipe

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Goldie Barnhart

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@LUVBKG

The red cranberries add an Christmassy nice touch to these bars.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
24 bars
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

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1 1/4 c
all=purpose flour
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
butter
1 c
finely chopped macadamia nuts
1 1/4 c
sugar
2
eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
orange zest
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
finely chopped cranberries
1/2 c
coconut

How to Make Cranberry-Macadamia Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350ยบ. For crust, in a medium bowl stir together flour and 3/4 cup sugar. Cut in the butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/2 cup of the nuts. Press the mixture onto the bottom of an ungreased 13 x 9 x 2 baking pan.
  • 2Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until the crust is light brown around the edges.
  • 3Meanwhile, for topping, beat together the 1 1/4 cups sugar, the eggs, milk, orange zest and vanilla. Pour over the hot crust. Sprinkle with the remaining nuts, cranberries and coconut.
  • 4Bake in oven for 30 minutes more or until golden brown. Cool slightly in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars while warm. Cool completely. Makes 24 bars.
  • 5To store: Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

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About Cranberry-Macadamia Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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