Cranberry Almond Bars Recipe: Serve This Almond Cranberry Squares Recipe for Dessert or Breakfast by 30Seconds Food

Cranberry Almond Bars Recipe: Serve This Almond Cranberry Squares Recipe for Dessert or Breakfast

Tart cranberries are baked into an almond-flavored batter, and topped with crunchy sliced almonds. These cranberry almond cookie bars are so easy and delicious! 

If you're a fan of coconut, sprinkle some on the top. Serve this cranberry almond bars recipe as dessert, or with a cup of tea or coffee for breakfast

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes


  • 2 sticks butter, melted
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries


Here's how to make it:

  1. With an electric mixer, combine the butter, sugar and flour. Add the eggs and almond extract.
  2. Fold in the cranberries.
  3. Spread the batter into a greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with the sliced almonds and coconut, if using.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 1 hour. Cool and then cut into squares.

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
OMG. I'm so making this delicious recipe during the holidays. So festive and yum!
A really pretty and tasty way to use cranberries...
Love this recipe! 😋
Great ever since Starbucks removed their cranberry bars I was bummed. Now I can make my own they're great!
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Totally agree! Hope you enjoy this delicious recipe. Let us know how they turn out for you, Sa1 ! Donna John
They turned out great! Couldn't be easier and quick....
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
So great to hear that, Sa1 ! A perfect holiday treat (especially with a coffee or tea). Thanks so much for letting us know you enjoyed them. Happy holidays! Donna John
This is absolutely fabulous. I wish cranberries were in season.
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
I know, right? I froze several bags of cranberries during the holidays, so I'd have them when they were out of season. So delish, tony0611 ! Donna John

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