Cranberry Cheese Bars

Cranberry Cheese Bars A holiday bar cookie using cranberry sauce

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 55 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 10 mins

    SERVING : 24

    YIELD : 2 dozen

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, oats and 3/4 cup of brown sugar. Cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of this mixture and press the remaining mixture into the bottom of a 9×13 inch pan.

  • Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat cream cheese with sweetened condensed milk until light and fluffy. Stir in the lemon juice and spread the mixture evenly over the prepared crust. Empty the can of cranberry sauce into a small bowl and stir in the cornstarch and brown sugar. Spoon over the cream cheese layer. Sprinkle the top with the reserved crust mixture.

  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, until top is golden. Let cool completely before cutting into bars. Store covered in the refrigerator.

Per Serving: 259 calories; protein 3.8g; carbohydrates 33.3g; fat 12.8g; cholesterol 36.2mg; sodium 108.9mg.