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Cranberry Coconut Bars

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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups quick rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces


  1. Place butter in an 8-inch square, microwave-safe baking dish. Microwave until the butter is melted.
  2. Stir in the brown sugar until dissolved.
  3. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  4. Press the mixture firmly into the dish.
  5. Microwave for three to five minutes or until lightly browned. If your microwave does not have a rotating carousel, rotate the dish twice during cooking.
  6. Let the cookies cool and then cut them into bars with a sharp knife.
  7. Wrap them individually to pack in a lunch.

Yield: 16 (2-inch) squares