Light Cranberry Bars

Total Time
15 mins
40 mins

I created this light version to reduce the fat and sugar found in a recipe by Bonnie Young (Cranberry Bars). These taste wonderful and you would never know that they were light! These go together in a snap and are real crowd pleasers. I make them year-round using frozen cranberries. If you don't have frozen or fresh berries - I don't recommend using dried fruit. WW points = 2/serving

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 and grease and flour a 9x13 baking pan.
  2. Cream butter and sugars. Add pear baby food, then egg whites and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  4. Fold in cranberries and nuts. Do not unthaw frozen berries. Mixture will be thick. Spread into prepared baking pan.
  5. Bake for 40-45 minutes, until edges are golden and start to pull away from the pan.