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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Cranberry Squares

Every year I would read the "Cranberry" books to my students.  There seemed to be one for several of the holidays.  Each book had a recipe at the end.  This is one of them.  I love all things cranberry, including cranberry glass.
½ C flour                                  1 C oats 
1 C brown sugar                         ¾ C chopped walnuts
½ C butter                                16 oz can whole cranberry sauce*
(optional: 1/2 C chocolate chips, sprinkle on top of cranberry sauce)

Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease an 8 x 8” pan or line with foil to extend beyond the edges for easy removal.

Combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly, then mix in oats, and walnuts.
Spread ½ the mixture into prepared pan. Cover with cranberry sauce; then add rest of oat mixture. Bake for 45 minutes. Cut into bars.

Delicious served warm with ice cream.
*Or substitute 12 oz jar of your favorite flavor of jam.

From Cranberry Autumn, by Wende and Harry Devlin, 1993

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