Cranberry Pistachio Bars

Fruit and Nut Bar Recipe
35
3 Reviews
Bright red cranberries and green pistachio nuts make these bars a perfect addition for your holiday cookie platter.
15 min
Prep Time
1:20
Total Time
16 bars

Ingredients

Crust

1 cup
all-purpose flour
1/3 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter

Topping

1
large Land O Lakes® Egg, beaten
1/4 cup
sugar
1/4 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons
all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla
1 cup
chopped fresh cranberries
1/4 cup
coarsely chopped pistachio nuts
 
Powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine 1 cup flour and 1/3 cup brown sugar in bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom of ungreased 8-inch square baking pan. Bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Combine egg, sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 2 tablespoons flour and vanilla in same bowl. Stir in cranberries and nuts. Pour over hot, partially baked crust. Continue baking 20-25 minutes or until filling is set. Cool completely on cooling rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar; cut into bars with sharp knife.

Recipe Tips

For the best flavor and texture, store sealed packages of nuts in a cool, dark place. Once you’ve opened the package, place the nuts in a container with tight-fitting lid and keep them in refrigerator for up to six months or in the freezer for up to one year.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories
150
Cholesterol
30mg
Carbohydrates
19g
Protein
2g
Fat
7g
Sodium
55mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Everbody loved it, almost nothing left! Its a keeper.

Rating

Colorful, very tasty, a little different and easy. Perfect for the holidays, although I may keep fresh cranberries in the freezer to make this later. We're making it again for New Year's. .

Rating

Very delicious. Made for work and had several requests for the recipe.

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