Cranberry Date Bars

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Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

Well Cranberries and Dates w/ an orange glaze ! Love this recipe.
Hope you'll give them a try !

Picture by Kim Biegacki ~ thank you Kim!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
32 bars
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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3 c
cranberries, fresh
1 pkg
(8 oz) pkg dates, chopped
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
flour (all purpose)
2 c
oatmeal
1 1/2 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
butter, melted

ORANGE GLAZE

2 c
powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 Tbsp
orange juice

How to Make Cranberry Date Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a medium saucepan combine cranberries and dates.
    Cook, covered, over low heat for 10-15 minutes.
    Stir in vanilla. Set aside.
  • 2In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, oatmeal, brown sugar, baking soda, and salt.
    Stir in margarine or butter until well blended.
    Pat half of oatmeal mixture on the bottom of a 9x13x2 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes.
  • 3Carefully spread filling over baked oatmeal mixture. Sprinkle remaining oatmeal mixture on top. Pat gently. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes.
  • 4Cool on wire rack. In a mixing bowl, stir together the powdered sugar, vanilla, and orange juice to a drizzling consistency.
    Drizzle with the Orange Glaze: cut into bars.
    Makes 32 bars.

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About Cranberry Date Bars

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American




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