The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Avatar Image

White Chocolate Cranberry Bars

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

16

Description

Fruity and sweet bars, that use less than half the fat and sugar than the Starbucks ones do, without losing any of the flavor!

Ingredients

  • FOR THE BARS:
  • ½ cups Butter, Melted
  • 1 whole Egg
  • ⅓ cups Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup All-purpose Flour
  • ¼ teaspoons Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoons Ginger
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • ¾ cups White Chocolate Chips
  • ½ cups Dried Cranberries
  • FOR THE FROSTING:
  • ¾ cups White Chocolate Chips, Melted, Divided
  • 2 ounces, weight Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1-½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • ⅓ cups Dried Cranberries

Preparation

For the bars: Preheat your oven to 350°F. Line an 8 inch square brownie pan with parchment paper.

In a large bowl combine melted butter, egg, brown sugar and vanilla and beat until smooth. Fold in flour, cinnamon, ginger and salt until dry ingredients are covered with wet ingredients. Fold in chocolate chips and cranberries.

Spread batter evenly into the baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes. Then remove the pan from the oven and let cool completely before frosting (about 1 hour).

For the frosting: Melt the chocolate in the microwave (be careful, white chocolate burns fast so just heat it for about 30 seconds at a time and stir before heating any longer).

Mix together 2/3 of the melted white chocolate and the cream cheese until smooth. Fold in vanilla and powdered sugar (if it is not thick enough for you, keep adding powdered sugar). Spread it onto the cooled bars. Sprinkle cranberries on top. Drizzle with remaining white chocolate. Place in fridge until frosting and chocolate are set.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Blueberry Crumb Bars
Avatar Image by Jennifer Kimbrell in Desserts
Sweet, buttery homemade lemon shortbread topped with a warm juicy oozy...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


3-Ingredient Nutella Brownies
Avatar Image by Food and the City in Desserts
3 Ingredients + 20 minutes = happiness.
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 9 Level: Easy


Buttery Lemon Shortbread Bars
Avatar Image by Christina Main (Sweet Lavender Bake Shoppe) in Desserts
Not as tart as your typical lemon bars but I promise,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 16 Level: Easy


Dark Chocolate Coconut Brownies
Avatar Image by Matea Milojkovic in Desserts
Brownies are a classic dessert; who doesn’t like them? Whether they’re...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 9 Level: Easy


Fudgy Teff Brownies
Avatar Image by Christina Austin in Desserts
Gluten-free Fudgy Teff Brownies: simple brownie recipe that you will want...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy