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Cranberry Crumble Bars


  • Cranberry Filling (below)
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 ½ cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose or whole-wheat flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt

    Cranberry Filling
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 Tbsp. grated orange peel
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon

Cranberry Crumble Bars


Preheat oven to 400F.

Prepare cranberry filling; mix sugar, orange juice, and water in 1 ½-quart saucepan.

Heat to boiling. Stir in cranberries, orange peel, and cinnamon. Cook over medium heat about 10 minutes, stir occasionally, until thickened; cool.

Prepare bars; mix brown sugar and butter in medium bowl.

Stir in remaining ingredients until crumbly.

Press half of the crumbly mixtures in ungreased rectangular pan, 13 x 9 x 2 inches.

Spread with filling.

Top with remaining crumbly mixture; press lightly.

Bake about 20 minutes or until light brown. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows while warm.

Provided by General Mills

Serves 48.Approximate Nutrition Analysis (per serving): calories, 60; protein, 1 g; carbohydrates, 10g; fat, 2g; cholesterol, 5 mg; sodium, 25 mg.

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