Cranberry Macadamia Bars Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- CRUST
<br>- 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
<br>- 1/3 cup cold LAND O LAKESĀ® Butter, cut into pieces*
<br>- 2 tablespoons sugar
<br>- FILLING
<br>- 1/2 cup flaked coconut
<br>- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
<br>- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
<br>- 1/3 cup sugar
<br>- 2 eggs, beaten
<br>- 1 teaspoon vanilla
<br>- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
<br>- 1/4 teaspoon salt
<br>- GLAZE
<br>- 1 cup powdered sugar
<br>- 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
<br>- 2 tablespoons orange juice
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Heat oven to 350 degrees F.  Combine all crust ingredients in small mixer bowl.  Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.  Press into ungreased 8-inch square baking pan.  Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until lightly browned.
<br>step 2: Meanwhile, combine all filling ingredients in medium bowl; mix well.  Carefully spread filling over hot, partially baked crust.  Bake for 22 to 27 minutes or until golden brown.
<br>step 3: Meanwhile, combine powdered sugar, orange peel and enough orange juice for desired glazing consistency in a small bowl. Drizzle glaze over warm bars.  Cool completely.
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Ingredients
- CRUST
- 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup cold LAND O LAKESĀ® Butter, cut into pieces*
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- FILLING
- 1/2 cup flaked coconut
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- GLAZE
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
- 2 tablespoons orange juice

Directions
step 1: Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine all crust ingredients in small mixer bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into ungreased 8-inch square baking pan. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until lightly browned.
step 2: Meanwhile, combine all filling ingredients in medium bowl; mix well. Carefully spread filling over hot, partially baked crust. Bake for 22 to 27 minutes or until golden brown.
step 3: Meanwhile, combine powdered sugar, orange peel and enough orange juice for desired glazing consistency in a small bowl. Drizzle glaze over warm bars. Cool completely.

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