Cranberry Bars might be just the side dish you are searching for. One serving contains 253 calories, 2g of protein, and 12g of fat. This recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 12. If you have cranberries, water, salt, and From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 350°F with rack in middle.
Line a 9-inch square baking pan with 2 crisscrossed sheets of foil, leaving an overhang on 2 opposite sides, then butter foil.
Blend butter, flour, salt, and 1/2 cup granulated sugar in a food processor until mixture begins to clump together. Press into bottom of pan.
Bake until pale golden and sides begin to pull away from pan, 25 to 30 minutes.
While crust is baking, cook cranberries, remaining 2/3 cup granulated sugar, and water in a 2-quart heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until berries burst, 6 to 8 minutes.
Pour cranberries over crust and bake until edge is golden, about 25 minutes.
Sift confectioners sugar over top and cool completely in pan on a rack. Lift out of pan using foil overhang and cut into 12 squares, then sift more confectioners sugar over top.
Bars keep in an airtight container at room temperature 2 days.