Spiced Apple Cranberry Bars
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Spiced Apple Cranberry Bars

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

20 min
1 hr



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 large 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


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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. 

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

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

Tip #1

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


7Fat (mg)
40Cholesterol (mg)
95Sodium (mg)
23Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)


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