Spiced Apple Cranberry Bars

Spiced Apple Cranberry Bars

These dense and chewy bars are loaded with brown sugar and dried seasonal fruits.

20 min. prep time
30 bars
000 Ratings



1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 (6-ounce) package cranberry & spiced apple dried fruit blend*
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted, slightly cooled
3 Land O Lakes® Eggs, slightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla


1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter, softened


Heat oven to 350°F.  Combine flour, brown sugar, dried fruit, baking powder and cinnamon in bowl; mix well.  Pour melted butter, eggs and vanilla over flour mixture; stir until well mixed.

Spread batter into greased 13x9-inch baking pan.  Bake 22-28 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool completely.

Combine all glaze ingredients in bowl; beat with whisk until smooth.  Drizzle over cooled bars; cut into bars.


*Substitute 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries, 1/2 cup finely chopped dried apples and 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon.

Recipe Tip

Cut bars into rectangles; slice in half to form triangles.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories: 160

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 40mg

Sodium: 95mg

Carbohydrates: 23g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #14391©2010Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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