Cranberry Orange Streusel Bars

Recipe by Ambervim
READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Let cranberries stand at room temp 1 hour.
  • Place 1 rack in middle of oven and preheat to 350.
  • Line 9x13 baking pan with foil, leaving overhand on all sides and generously grease foil.
  • Combine flour, oats, sugar, nutmeg, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  • Work butter in with your fingers until creamy. Reserve 1 cup.
  • Press into prepared pan. Bake until light golden brown, about 12 minutes.
  • Grate 1 teaspoon orange peal and squeeze 1/3 cup juice from orange. In medium bowl, whisk with milk, egg yolks, vanilla until well combined.
  • Sprinkle cranberries evenly over the hot crust. Pour mixture over berries. Use spatula to gently distribute evenly. Bake 7 minutes or until orange mixture just begins to form a skin around the edges.
  • Remove pan from oven and sprinkle evenly with reserved topping, then almonds. Bake 30 minutes or until filling bubbles and topping is golden brown.
  • Cool in pan on wire rack 1 hour.
  • Carefully lift out of pan. Cool completely on wire rack.
  • Remove foil and cut into 24 bars.
  • Serve or store in airtight container up to 3 days or freezer up to 3 months.