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Tangy Cranberry-Lemon Bars Mix in a Jar

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  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Layer ingredients attractively in any order into 1-quart food storage jar with tight-fitting lid. Pack ingredients down slightly before adding another layer.
  2. Cover top of jar with fabric; attach gift tag with raffia or ribbon.
  3. Attach the following recipe on a gift tag.
  4. Makes one 1-quart jar.

Tangy Cranberry-Lemon Bars

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup thawed frozen lemonade concentrate
1 egg
1 jar Tangy Lemonade Bars Mix

Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

Beat butter in large bowl until smooth. Beat in lemonade concentrate and egg until blended. (Mixture may appear curdled.) Add bar cookie mix to butter mixture; stir until well blended. Press dough evenly into prepared pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.

Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen bars.