School Cafeteria Cranberry Crunch (1940s)

School Cafeteria Cranberry Crunch (1940s) Recipe

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From Gordon Jr. High Cafeteria, cut down for home use. Don't know where this school was/is.


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15 Min
40 Min


  • 1 c
    uncooked rolled oats (not instant)
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 can(s)
    (15-oz) jellied cranberry sauce

How to Make School Cafeteria Cranberry Crunch (1940s)


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Coat an 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Mix oats, flour, and brown sugar.
  3. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  4. Put half of mixture into prepared baking dish.
  5. Cover with cranberry sauce. Top with remaining crumb mixture.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes.
    Serve warm with pouring cream, whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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About School Cafeteria Cranberry Crunch (1940s)

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

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