Christie's Chocolate Cranberry Bars
  • Cooking Time: 25 - 30 minutes
  • Servings: 36 Bars
  • 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2/3 cup cold butter cut into pieces
  • 1 can (14 oz) Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup Reese's peanut butter chips
  • 1 1/3 cups (6 oz) sweetened dried cranberries or 1 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1 cup finely chopped nuts
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together crumbs, cocoa and sugar in medium bowl; cut in butter until crumbly.
  2. Press mixture evenly on bottom and 1/2" up side of ungreased 12x9x2" baking pan. Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over crumb mixture. Sprinkle evenly on top with peanut butter chips, cranberries and nuts; press down firmly.
  3. Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cover with foil; let stand several hours. Cut into bars. Store covered at room temperature.
Christie Hicks