Cranberry Sauce Oat Bars

RatingDifficultyBeginner
Prep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins
 ¾ cup + 3 tablespoons butter, divided
 1 cup Brown sugar, divided
 2 cups Rolled oats, divided
 ¾ cup All-purpose flour
 1 tsp Vanilla extract
 1 tsp Baking powder
 1 pinch Salt
 1 cup Cranberry sauce
  cup Pecans, finely crushed
 1 tsp Cinnamon
1

Preheat oven to 350 F.

2

In a large bowl, cream 3/4 cup of butter with 3/4 cup of brown sugar until light and fluffy using a hand or a stand mixer.

3

Add 1 and 1/2 cups of rolled oats, flour, vanilla, baking powder, and salt to the mixture. Continue to blend until fully combined. The mixture should resemble crumbs.

4

Move the mixture into a 9x9-inch baking pan, and tightly press it in to create an even layer on the bottom. Spread cranberry sauce on top to create the topmost layer.

5

In a saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Then remove from heat once melted and stir in the remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup oats, pecans, and cinnamon. Stir until fully integrated. Sprinkle and equally distribute the topping on top of the layer of cranberry sauce.

6

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until the mixture becomes lightly browned. Place on a wire rack to cool down and rest then cut into 9 squares.

7

Enjoy!

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Ingredients

 ¾ cup + 3 tablespoons butter, divided
 1 cup Brown sugar, divided
 2 cups Rolled oats, divided
 ¾ cup All-purpose flour
 1 tsp Vanilla extract
 1 tsp Baking powder
 1 pinch Salt
 1 cup Cranberry sauce
  cup Pecans, finely crushed
 1 tsp Cinnamon

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350 F.

2

In a large bowl, cream 3/4 cup of butter with 3/4 cup of brown sugar until light and fluffy using a hand or a stand mixer.

3

Add 1 and 1/2 cups of rolled oats, flour, vanilla, baking powder, and salt to the mixture. Continue to blend until fully combined. The mixture should resemble crumbs.

4

Move the mixture into a 9x9-inch baking pan, and tightly press it in to create an even layer on the bottom. Spread cranberry sauce on top to create the topmost layer.

5

In a saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Then remove from heat once melted and stir in the remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup oats, pecans, and cinnamon. Stir until fully integrated. Sprinkle and equally distribute the topping on top of the layer of cranberry sauce.

6

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until the mixture becomes lightly browned. Place on a wire rack to cool down and rest then cut into 9 squares.

7

Enjoy!

Cranberry Sauce Oat Bars

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