Cranberry Blondies

The perfect amount of sweetness with a burst of cranberry!
Total Time
55 minutes
Simple Tasty Recipes


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 11x7 inch baking pan with foil. Spray foil with cooking oil and set aside. 

  2. In a large mixer bowl, whisk butter until soft. Whisk in sugars, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Once combined, whisk in eggs and vanilla. Finally, on low speed, whisk in flour. 

  3. By hand, stir in dried cranberries, white chocolate, and 1/2 cup fresh cranberries.
  4. Carefully spread the batter in the foil prepared pan. Sprinkle with the rest of the fresh cranberries (1/2 cup) and press them in lightly with a spatula. 

  5. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean and the top is golden brown.
  6. Cool for 1 hour on a wire rack. Cut into 12 bars and enjoy!

Ingredients for 12 bars

  • 1/2 cup
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 teaspoon
    baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • 2
  • 1 teaspoon
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup
    dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup
    white chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup
    fresh cranberries

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    30 minutes
  • Cooking Time
    25 minutes

Suggested Equipment


I found this recipe in a magazine soo long ago! I'm trying to find the name and will let you know when I do.

Update: Magazine is Better Homes & Gardens from November 2007. 

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