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Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Cranberry Bliss Bars, by , is from The Hillsborough Food Pantry Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

greg lull
Added: Friday, January 9, 2009


Preheat oven to 350
1 c. brown sugar
3/4 c. canola oil
2 large eggs
1 egg white
1 1/2 t. vanilla
1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 c. almond meal (or ground walnuts)
1 heaping T. ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 c. white chocolate bark, coarsely chopped
3/4 c. dried cranberries
1 T. orange zest
For frosting:
2 oz. cream cheese, softened
3 c. confectioner's sugar
4 teaspoons lemon juice
1 T. lemon zest
1/2 t. vanilla
1/2 c. dried cranberries chopped

Beat sugar, oil and eggs together until fluffy
Add to dry ingredients and stir well
Fold in chocolate, cranberries and zest
Pour batter in greased 9"/13" baking dish and bake until firm (about 25 minutes)
For frosting:
Beat cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla until smooth
Spread over cooled cake and garnish with cranberries
Cut into bars

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Flour may be substituted for almond meal.
This recipe mimics Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars and are wonderful for holiday entertaining, or any time!




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