Cranberry Caramel Bars: the perfect sweet and tart combination for the holidays! www.thereciperebel.com
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 40minutes
Author Ashley Fehr
3cupsfresh cranberries(if using frozen, add 1 tbsp corn starch)
2 1/3cupall-purpose flourdivided
2cupsregular large oats
1/2cuppacked brown sugar
1/4cuppowdered icing sugar
Line a 9x13" pan with tin foil and spray with non stick spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Stir together cranberries and 6 tbsp sugar. Set aside.
Combine 2 cups flour, baking soda, oats, sugar and brown sugar in a large bowl. Stir in melted butter until crumbly. Set aside 1 cup of flour mixture.
Press remaining flour mixture into prepared pan and bake for 6-8 minutes, until crust appears dry but not browned.
Sprinkle crust with cranberries and pecans. Combine caramel sauce with remaining ⅓ cup flour and pour over top. Sprinkle with remaining flour mixture and press down gently. Bake 20-25 more minutes until lightly browned.
Cool on a wire rack and cut into bars.
Stir together powdered sugar and milk until combined. It should be quite thick -- add additional milk or sugar if necessary to reach desired consistency