Cranberry Bars

Carol Junkins


Something different. Nice and refreshing with lemon and cranberries, walnuts or pecans.
Nice in the fall for something different.


★★★★★ 2 votes

24 bars
10 Min
20 Min


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    quick cooking rolled oats
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 c
    margarine or butter
  • 1 can(s)
    (16 oz) cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped pecans or walnuts

How to Make Cranberry Bars


  1. In large mixing bowl stir together the flour oats, brown sugar, lemon peel and baking soda. Stir in margarine or butter, mix well. Reserve 1 cup for top. Pat remaining mix in ungreased 12x7x2" pan.
    Bake 350 df for 20 minutes.
  2. Spread sauce atop of crust. Stir nuts into reserved mix, sprinkle on top cranberry sauce. Lightly pat oat mix into sauce. Bake 25-30 minutes more. Cool in pan.
    Makes 24 bars.

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About Cranberry Bars

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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