Tangy Cranberry-Lemon Bars Mix in a Jar

Tangy Cranberry-lemon Bars Mix In A Jar Recipe

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Stormy Stewart


This is a wonderful and delightfully smelling bar cookie. I prefer the blueberries to cranberries but it is your choice. Change tag if doing blueberries so as not to confuse the recipient


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  • 2 1/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    dried cranberries ( blueberries also work well)
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp

How to Make Tangy Cranberry-Lemon Bars Mix in a Jar


  1. Layer ingredients attractively in any order into 1-quart food storage jar with tight-fitting lid. Pack ingredients down slightly before adding another layer.Cover top of jar with fabric; attach gift tag with raffia or ribbon. Makes one 1-quart jar.
  2. Instructions for gift tag:

    Tangy Cranberry-Lemon Bars Mix in a Jar:

    1/2 cup butter, softened
    1/3 cup thawed frozen lemonade concentrate
    1 egg
    1 jar Tangy Lemonade Bars Mix

    Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

    Beat butter in large bowl until smooth. Beat in lemonade concentrate and egg until blended. (Mixture may appear curdled.) Add bar cookie mix to butter mixture; stir until well blended. Press dough evenly into prepared pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.

    Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

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About Tangy Cranberry-Lemon Bars Mix in a Jar

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #gift-in-a-jar

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