Cranberry Cheese Bars

Course : Bars
Serves: 1
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Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats -- uncooked
3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar -- divided
1 tablespoon firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup butter -- softened
1 3/4 cups mandm chocolate mini baking bits -- divided
8 ounces cream cheese
14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 whole berry cranberry sauce -- (16 ounces)
 

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan; set aside. In large bowl combine flour, oats, 3/4 cup sugar and butter; mix until crumbly. Reserve 1 1/2 cups crumb mixture for topping. Stir 1/2 cup "MandM's", Chocolate Mini Baking Bits into remaining crumb mixture; press into prepared pan. Bake 15 minutes. Cool completely. In large bowl beat cream cheese until light and fluffy; gradually mix in condensed milk, lemon juice and vanilla until smooth. Pour evenly over crust. In small bowl combine remaining 1 tablespoon sugar, cornstarch and cranberry sauce. Spoon over cream cheese mixture. Stir remaining 1 1/4 cups "MandM's" Chocolate Mini Baking Bits into reserved crumb mixture. Sprinkle over cranberry mixture. Bake 40 minutes. Cool at room temperature; refrigerate before cutting. Store in refrigerator in tightly covered container. Makes 32 b

 

Nutritional Information:

5362 Calories (kcal); 300g Total Fat; (49% calories from fat); 77g Protein; 608g Carbohydrate; 880mg Cholesterol; 3124mg Sodium


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