Cranberry Bars Recipe

These tasty Cranberry Bars, featuring cranberries and almonds, make the perfect dessert recipe for the winter holidays.

From the Capper's Farmers recipe archive
Fall 2018

  • Cranberry Bar
    Cranberry bars make a delicious treat for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
    Photo by Getty/Veselova Elena
  • Cranberry Bar

Yield: 24 servings

Enjoy these delicious recipes from the Capper's Farmer recipe archives that are perfect for the winter holidays!


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped cranberries
  • Slivered almonds, toasted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Spray a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar for 5 minutes with an electric mixer. Add the eggs, and beat for 2 more minutes. Add the flour and almond extract, and mix to combine.
  4. Spread the batter in the prepared pan, and sprinkle with the cranberries.
  5. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Sprinkle the toasted slivered almonds on top. Return to the oven, and bake for another 5 minutes, or until the nuts are golden.
  6. Cool completely in pan.

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