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Cranberry Bars

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  Flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cereal crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cold butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Sugar replacement 4 Teaspoon
  Nuts 2 Teaspoon
  Orange 1
  Cranberries 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Combine flour, cereal crumbs, and salt in mixing bowl.
Cut in cold butter until mixture resembles cornmeal.
Combine egg and 1 tsp (15 mL) of the sugar replacement.
Toss with fork until well blended.
Combine 1 cup (250 mL) of the crumb mixture with nuts; reserve for topping.
Press remaining crumb mixture into bottom of 8 in. (20 cm) sq. pan coated with vegetable cooking spray.
Squeeze orange; reserve 1/3 cup (90 mL) of the juice.
Grind the rest of the orange (except for seeds) with cranberries.
Combine reserved orange juice, water, 3 tsp (45 mL) of the sugar replacement, cornstarch, and allspice.
Stir in cranberry-orange mixture.
Cook over medium beat until thick and clear, stirring frequently.
Spread over crumb crust; sprinkle with reserved nut-crumb mixture.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 25 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1451 Calories from Fat 514

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.5%

Saturated Fat 31.7 g158.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 332.4 mg110.8%

Sodium 1230.6 mg51.3%

Total Carbohydrates 208 g69.2%

Dietary Fiber 18.5 g74%

Sugars 25.5 g

Protein 30 g60.1%

Vitamin A 57.8% Vitamin C 172.8%

Calcium 17.6% Iron 118.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cranberry Bars Recipe