Recipe By DRYW
Rating
Published Jun 19th
Prep 15m Cook 40m Additional - Ready In 55m
Servings 15 bars Calories 241.5

These squares are very yummy. Try different fruits or jams to change the flavour. Note, you may replace up to half of the flour with whole wheat flour.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup butter or margarine
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 cups cranberry sauce

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 In a large bowl, stir together the sugar, flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in the butter or margarine until the lumps are no larger than peas. Stir in the egg just a little bit, but allow the mixture to stay somewhat crumbly.
  3. 3 Sprinkle half of the mixture in an even layer in the bottom of a 9x13 inch pan. Pack down into a solid crust. Spread the cranberry sauce over the crust. Crumble the remaining mixture over the cranberry sauce.
  4. 4 Bake for 40 minutes in the preheated oven, until the top is golden brown. Cool before slicing into bars.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 241.5
  • Carbohydrate 37.2 g
  • Cholesterol 36.8 mg
  • Fat 9.8 g
  • Fiber 0.8 g
  • Protein 2.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 6 g
  • Sodium 206.6 mg
  • Sugar 24.1 g

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Reviews

  1. I found this recipe a month ago and it instantly has become a family favorite not to mention an instant sensation when I bring it to gatherings. Do yourself a big favor and put some printed copies in your purse! I have to laugh at myself because although I bake using whole wheat flour most - Read more ...
  2. These turned out really good however I did make a few changes to "healthy" them up a bit. I used around 6 tablespoons of butter (about 1/2 the amount the recipe calls for) and after cutting that in I used around 1/2 C of apple sauce and cut that in also. Doing it this way - Read more ...
  3. I was looking for something to do with leftover homemade cranberry sauce came across this recipe and was impresses with the outcome. The only change I made was to add some quick cook oats to the top layer to make it more like a cereal bar. That worked out very well but I am sure - Read more ...
  4. So delicious and so easy to make! I used butter and love the rich flavor of it blended with the sweet/tart flavor of cranberries. I used whole cranberry sauce and a little more of it in order to evenly coat the crust. I'm wondering if making half again as much of the dough and making - Read more ...
  5. Very good but not simple to make. Not for me at least. I'm not good at making "crumbles" so it took me a lot longer than it should. I doubled that part of the recipe to make sure the bottom was well covered as well as the top. I'm pleased I made that decision it - Read more ...
  6. OMG what a wonderful snack. This will become one of my many favorite desserts for my family.VERY YUMMY.
  7. Absolutely addictive! My husband and I loved it! I made homemade cranraspberry sauce and had a ton left over so I made this...Now I'll be making cranberry sauces just so I can make this!!! I made everything as instructed for the bottom layer but added brown sugar and cinnamon for top crumbs. (I shared some - Read more ...
  8. This was a great recipe for the random can of cranberry sauce I had in my pantry. The dough was very sticky and difficult to work with and you could probably use cake mix instead if it's on hand. Overall they were a hit.
  9. These were ok. I was expecting something more buttery crisp and shortbread-like but the crumb mixture on this was very soft and quick bread textured I think because of the egg. I won't be making these again.
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