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Cranberry Nut Bars

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The kids love them.

Ingredients

3 cups sugar
2-1/2 sticks margarine
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups flour
1 cup chopped nuts
12 ounces fresh cranberries
Powdered sugar

Instructions

Cream sugar and margarine. Cream together eggs and vanilla; add to first mixture. Add flour until a dough forms. Stir in nuts and cranberries. Spray or butter a 10x15-inch cookie sheet. Spread mix into pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. When cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar or frost with cream cheese frosting. Makes 50 bars.

RoxAnn Griffin
Moline



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