Buttery Cranberry Bliss Cookie Bars Recipe: A Plateful of Holiday Cheer by 30Seconds Food
There may be nothing more festive during the holiday season than bright red cranberries. Especially when you use those festive cranberries in a delicious dessert for your holiday cookie tray.
This buttery cranberry bliss cookie bars recipe is a plateful of holiday cheer. Tart cranberries are baked into a sweet, almond-flavored batter then topped with crunchy sliced almonds. These easy cranberry almond cookie bars are so simple to make and loved by everyone!
Here are the seven simple ingredients you need for these low-sodium snack treats: butter, flour, sugar, eggs, almond extract, cranberries and sliced almonds. If you're a fan of coconut, sprinkle some on the top as an optional garnish.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted
- 2 cups flour
- 2 cups sugar
- 3 eggs
- 2 teaspoons almond extract
- 3 cups fresh cranberries
- Electric Mixer
- Measuring Cups
- Measuring Spoons
- 13x9-inch Baking Pan
- Food Processor
- Rubber Spatula
- Mixing Bowl
- Nonstick Cooking Spray
- Stand Mixer
- Parchment Paper
- If you do not have fresh cranberries, you can use frozen cranberries in this recipe.
- Store the cookie bars in an airtight container.
- If you want these cookies to be gluten-free, use gluten-free flour.
Here's how to make it:
- With an electric mixer, combine the butter, sugar and flour. Add the eggs and almond extract.
- Fold in the cranberries.
- Spread the batter into a greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with the sliced almonds and coconut, if using.
- Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 1 hour. Cool and then cut into squares.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Total Fat: 18.6g
Saturated Fat: 10.2g
Total Carbohydrate: 52.8g
Dietary Fiber: 2.1g
Total Sugars: 34.7g
Vitamin D: 14mcg
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