Cranberry Oatmeal Bars

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  • Published Aug 28th
  • Ready In28m
  • Servings12
  • Calories225
Nobody can ever seem to get enough of these bars when I make them. They're very fast to make, too.

Cranberry Oatmeal Bars Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cranberry Oatmeal Bars for 12 servings:

  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup pecans
  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats

Cranberry Oatmeal Bars Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook13m
  • Ready In28m

To cook Cranberry Oatmeal Bars, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Cranberry Oatmeal Bars is about 13 minutes , and you can serve your Cranberry Oatmeal Bars within 28 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Cranberry Oatmeal Bars easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease 11x7 inch baking pan.
  2. 2 Pour melted butter into a mixing bowl, and beat in the egg, brown sugar, and vanilla extract. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and pumpkin pie spice together in a separate mixing bowl. Stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture until thoroughly blended. Mix in the cranberries, pecans, and oats until evenly blended. Press mixture into prepared baking dish.
  3. 3 Bake in preheated oven until top is dry and edges slightly pull away from the sides of the pan, 13 to 15 minutes. Cool before cutting into squares.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 225 calories; 13.4 grams of fat; 24.8 grams of carbohydrates; 3 grams of protein; 36 milligrams of cholesterol; 147 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jul 3rd 2010

    I have made these both ways. The first batch I made exactly as the recipe was written, except I did add some dark chocolate chips. The next day, I made them using honey instead of brown suga ...

  2. Dec 31st 2009

    very tasty! My kids and the kiddos I watch loved them. Moist and not too sweet. Even my husband the sweet tooth in the house liked them.

  3. Dec 27th 2009

    great recipe

  4. Aug 16th 2009

    Sorry, but very dry.

  5. Feb 23rd 2009

    Really yummy, I used canola oil and yogurt instead of egg and butter. A very simple and tasty recipe.

  6. Jan 12th 2008

    Fantastic recipe! Very easy! I added an extra egg and increase baking soda, baking powder and salt to 1/2 teaspoon. The bars came out more cake-like. It was a great late night snack for me ...

  7. Oct 20th 2007

    I looooooooove cranberries, so this was great. Changed a few things. Didn't have the pie spice, pecans or egg, so I added a bit more cinnamon, chopped up an apple to add to the mix, and us ...

  8. Oct 15th 2007

    I was really excited to try this recipe due to the other great reviews.....I have to say it's fairly bland for my taste, not sweet enough, and the texture is more like a health food bar than ...

  9. Oct 8th 2007

    It was a nice recipe. A good alternative to cookie/brownies. I made 2 batches, 1 as directed, the other I substituted honey (and a dash of molasses) for the sugar and unsweetened applesauce ...