Cranberry Squares

posted by Sparkie 11-29-100 5:27 PM

Cranberry Squares

Bottom Layer:
1 1/2 cups All purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup Butter of Hard margarine, softened
1/8 tsp. Salt

Second Layer:
2 Large eggs
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/3 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup raisins, chopped a bit
1/2 cup Medium coconut
3/4 cup Whole cranberry sauce, drained slightly

1 1/2 cups icing sugar (confectioner's)
3 tbsp. Butter of hard Margarine
1 1/2 tbsp. Water or milk
1/2 tsp. Vanilla.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Bottom Layer: Measure all 4 ingredients into large bowl. Mix until crumbly. Press in ungreased 8 x 8 inch pan. Bake in 350 degree oven for 10 minutes

Second Layer: Beat eggs in same bowl. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Spread over bottom layer. Bake in 350 degree oven for 25 - 35 minutes until firm in center.

Icing: beat all 4 ingredients together in small bowl, adding more liquid or icing sugar if needed for easy spreading. Spread over cooled bars. Cut into 25 squares.

(This recipe from Jean Pare's 150 Delicious Squares)

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