Cranberry-Pineapple Bars

Cranberry-Pineapple Bars


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup Cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cornstarch
  • 1/2 pound Unsweetened crushed pineapple undrained
  • 3/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 cup Quick Oats
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar firmly packed
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons Unsalted Butter cut into pieces and chilled
  • 1 egg white lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons Pecans chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray an 8 inch square baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Combine cranberries and next 3 ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently, and cook 1 minute.
  • Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer about 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cranberries pop and mixture thickens. Set aside.
  • Combine flour and next 4 ingredients in a bowl. Cut in chilled butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Reserve 1/2 cup oat mixture. Combine remaining oat mixture and egg white in a bowl and stir well. Press oat mixture into the bottom of baking pan.
  • Bake 10 minutes.
  • Spread cranberry mixture over prepared crust.
  • Combine reserved oat mixture and pecans in a bowl. Sprinkle over cranberry mixture.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. This recipe serves 8.


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