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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Serves 20

Cranberry Shortbread Bars


While Great Grains Cranberry Almond Crunch cereal is a go-to for breakfast bowls, try it baked into this buttery, sweet, tasty treat!

Great Grains cranberry shortbread bars recipe


  • 1 ¼ cups flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup (1 stick) cold butter or margarine
  • 1 egg
  • cup maple-flavored or pancake syrup
  • ¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups Great Grains® Cranberry Almond Crunch® cereal


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix flour and granulated sugar in medium bowl. Cut in ½ cup cold butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly onto bottom of greased 9-inch square baking pan. Bake 20 min. or until very lightly browned.
  2. Mix egg, syrup, brown sugar, 1 tablespoon melted butter and the vanilla until well blended. Gently stir in cereal. Spread evenly onto warm crust.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until topping is firm around edges but slightly soft in center. Cool completely. Cut into 20 bars. Store leftover bars in tightly covered container at room temperature.
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