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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.

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

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Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:35 mins
Total Time:45 mins

Ingredients

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.
Servings: 9 -12
Author: Amanda@AFewShortCuts.com

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

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9 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. 5 stars
    My husband would love these. He loves his oatmeal but even more than that he loves his cranberry sauce. Thanks for sharing!

  3. 5 stars
    Found your recipe on Pintrest and made with leftover home-made cranberry sauce from Thanksgiving. Turned out amazing!! Definitely a keeper!

  4. 5 stars
    These oatmeal cranberry bars were yummy! We had fresh whipped cream topping with them for dessert. They also would be good with coffee as a breakfast bar.
    Happy Thanksgiving from Wisconsin! The cranberry growing State.

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