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Mix for Cranberry Lemonade Bars

 Mix for Cranberry Lemonade Bars
I recently put all of our family’s special recipes in a cookbook to be passed down from generation to generation. These tangy, cake-like bars came out of that collection. —Suzette Jury, Keene, California
24 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a 1-qt. glass jar, layer the first five ingredients in order
  • listed, packing well between each layer. Cover tightly. Store in a
  • cool dry place for up to 6 months.
  • To prepare bars: In a large bowl, combine the egg, butter, lemonade
  • concentrate, lemon peel and lemon bar mix. Press into a greased
  • 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or
  • until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners'
  • sugar; cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 bar equals 134 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 119 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.