Top
Free Printable Valentine's!

Oatmeal Cranberry Bars

Do you have leftover cranberry sauce or just an extra can? Make this simple Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe. Such a tasty fall dessert!Do you have leftover cranberry sauce or just an extra can? Make this simple Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe. Such a tasty fall dessert!

Cranberry Sauce is one of my favorite things about Fall. I can eat homemade, or the kind out of a can. Seriously I LOVE LOVE LOVE it. If you have some left over cranberry sauce or just an extra can these Oatmeal Cranberry Bars are the perfect way to use it up!

Do you have leftover cranberry sauce or just an extra can? Make this simple Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe. Such a tasty fall dessert!

In your mixer stir together the oatmeal cookie crumble. This is a very simple recipe and it can even be made gluten free.

MY LATEST VIDEOS

Do you have leftover cranberry sauce or just an extra can? Make this simple Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe. Such a tasty fall dessert!

Press 2/3 of the oatmeal dough into the bottom of a parchment lined 8×8 0r 9×9 pan.

Do you have leftover cranberry sauce or just an extra can? Make this simple Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe. Such a tasty fall dessert!

Now my favorite. Evenly spread a can of cranberry sauce over the oatmeal cookie bottom.

Do you have leftover cranberry sauce or just an extra can? Make this simple Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe. Such a tasty fall dessert!

Now take the rest of the oatmeal cookie crumble and evenly crumble it over the top.

Do you have leftover cranberry sauce or just an extra can? Make this simple Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe. Such a tasty fall dessert!

Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 – 40 mins or until golden brown. The tricky part is you have to wait for these to COMPLETELY cool before cutting them or they will crumble. Worse case scenario….some of those crumbly bars end up in a bowl with some ice cream. Not all terrible. 😉

Do you have leftover cranberry sauce or just an extra can? Make this simple Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe. Such a tasty fall dessert!

Oatmeal Cranberry Bars

Print Rate Pin Recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 9 -12

Ingredients

  • cups of quick oats
  • cups Gluten free All Purpose Flour mix
  • 1 cup of packed brown sugar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 1 - 14 oz 398 ml can of cranberry sauce or 1⅔ cups of your own cranberry sauce/jelly

Instructions

  • Mix the first 4 ingredients together, then take the butter and cut it in, until it’s perfectly crumbly.
  • Firmly press ⅔ of the mix into a greased or parchment lined 8x8 or 9×9 pan.
  • Once the bottom layer is pressed down well, spread the cranberry sauce, or jelly, on top and then top with the remaining oat mix.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 35-40 minutes until it’s a golden brown.
  • Cool this completely and then slice into squares. It is crumbly if you slice too soon.Gluten Free
  • Use gluten free oats and a gluten free flour mixDairy Free
  • Use a dairy free butter substitute or dairy free margarine.
Tried this recipe?Mention @AFewShortcuts or tag #afewshortcuts!

Do you have leftover cranberry sauce or just an extra can? Make this simple Oatmeal Cranberry Bars Recipe. Such a tasty fall dessert!

Comments

  1. Cranberry sauce is one of my favs too!! Love it so much!! I could eat it by the bowl ful lol!! Some days I do 😉 Maybe for this recipe I can eat it by the pan full 😉 Thanks for sharing!! Definitely trying this!


  2. My husband would love these. He loves his oatmeal but even more than that he loves his cranberry sauce. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Found your recipe on Pintrest and made with leftover home-made cranberry sauce from Thanksgiving. Turned out amazing!! Definitely a keeper!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.