Cranberry Bliss Bars

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 ½ cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 ¾ cups white chocolate chips – large bag
  • 1 ½ cups dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup grated orange zest
  • 1 cup chopped toasted pecans (I make it without the nuts and it’s still wonderful)

     

 

    Instructions

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine ingredients in order. Beat until mixed well. Spread evenly into deep flexiflat, make sure it is “patted” away from the edge so it doesn’t bake over the edges. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Cool and frost.

     

    Frosting

    • ½ c. softened butter
    • 1- 8 oz package cream cheese at room temperature
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 2 tsp vanilla
    • 1 Tbsp grated orange zest

    Spread frosting on bars.

     

    Sprinkle evenly over top : 1/3 c. chopped dried cranberries, 2 T. grated orange zest

    Melt 6 ounces high quality chocolate and drizzle over bars. Cut into 3” squares and then triangles.

     

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