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Cranberry Nut Bars! Cranberries and almonds on a shortbread crust.
Cranberry Nut Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
55 mins

Tart cranberries with a shortbread crust and toasted almonds

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry bars, cranberry desserts, fresh cranberry recipes, shortbread with cranberry
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 290 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup almonds toasted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 Tablespoon finely shredded orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups whole cranberries
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  1. In a food processor, put flour, sugar, butter and toasted almonds.
  2. Pulse until the mixture is crumbly and the butter is incorporated throughout.
  3. Pour mixture into a 9x13 baking dish. Flatten dough with hands.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in the same bowl, add sugar, eggs, milk, orange peel vanilla, and cranberries.
  6. Pulse into ingredients are mixed and cranberries are finely chopped.
  7. Pour filling over hot crust.
  8. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top.
  9. Return to oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  10. Let cool before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Nut Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 290 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 69mg3%
Potassium 94mg3%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 245IU5%
Vitamin C 2.9mg4%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.