White Chocolate Cranberry Bars Recipe

  • Yield:

    24 bars

  • Total Time:

    55 mins

  • Prep Time:

    15 mins

  • Cook Time:

    40 mins


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2/3 cup Mazola® Corn Oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • GLAZE: (optional)
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable shortening


  1. Step 1) Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Step 2) Combine flour, baking powder and salt in mixer bowl. Add brown sugar, eggs, oil and vanilla; mix well on medium speed of electric mixer. Stir in white chocolate chips, cranberries and almonds.
  3. Step 3) Place mixture in a greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until light brown and firm in center. Place pan on wire rack to cool; cut into bars.
  4. Glaze: If desired, garnish with glaze prior to cutting into bars. Combine glaze ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on 50% power for 20 seconds; stir. Microwave for 20 seconds longer or as needed to completely melt. Stir until very smooth. Drizzle over bars with a spoon. OR, transfer to a resealable plastic bag. Snip a tiny corner and squeeze chocolate over bars. Sprinkle with additional dried cranberries, if desired.