Sunday, December 18, 2011

Cranberry Cheese Bars

This is one of those treats that has muliple flavor combinations that makes it oh so delicious! With just the perfect amount of sweetness. 
Cranberry Cheese Bars
2 cups flour
1 1/2 cup oats
3/4 cup plus 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
1 cup butter softened
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
1 (16 oz.) whole berry cranberry sauce
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl combine flour, oats, 3/4 cup brown sugar and butter. Mix until crumbly. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of the crumb mixture, press the remainder firmly on bottom of a greased 13 x 9 baking pan. Bake 10-15 minutes or until lightly golden.
Meanwhile, in a small mixing bowl beat cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in the sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Stir in lemon juice. Spread evenly over the prepared crust.
In a small bowl mix the remaining 1 Tablespoon brown sugar and cornstarch together. Stir in the cranberry sauce. Spoon evenly over cream cheese layer.
Top with the reserved crumb mixture. 
Bake 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.
Store covered in refrigerator.
YUM!

9 comments:

  1. I used to make a pie that had Cream cheese and sweetend condensed milk in it. Everyone loved it.... This really sounds good.

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  2. I've had this recipe bookmarked for a while now. It just sounds so delicious.

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  3. Tiffanee, these look so wonderful. What a perfect holiday bar. I can imagine all kinds of flavor combinations too. We are going to have to try these.

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  4. These look so good! Hope you're having a good day!

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  5. The recipe doesn't specify. I used old fashioned oats because I find the quick oats to be a bit dry in this recipe. Thanks.

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  6. Yummy! I posted a link to this on my blog...thru my pinterest board.
    Thanks!
    Jennifer @ The Craft Barn

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