Cranberry Bliss Bars

You can buy one at the corner coffee shop,
but then you wouldn’t have enough for all
your friends!

Ruthie Knudsen shares her copycat recipe of
the Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars.

Cranberry Bliss Bars
½ C butter, softened
½ C non-fat plain greek yogurt
1 C sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
3 C flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
¾ C white chocolate chips
¾ C dried cranberries, coarsely chopped

1 (8oz) cream cheese (I used neufatchel cream cheese),
½ C white chocolate chips, melted
1 tsp vanilla
2 C powdered sugar

¾ C dried cranberries, coarsely chopped
¼ C white chocolate chips, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray rimmed cookie sheet with
cooking spray. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl combine
butter and greek yogurt. Add sugar and mix until light and
fluffy (3 minutes). Add 1 egg at a time; mixing well. Add
vanilla; mix in. In a medium mixing bowl sift together
flour, baking soda, salt. Add dry ingredients to wet 1 C at
a time; mixing just until incorporated. Hand stir in ¾ C
white chocolate chips and cranberries. Evenly press dough
into a half sheet pan approx 18 x 13.
Bake 13-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Set on rack to
cool completely.

In a medium mixing bowl whip cream cheese until smooth. Add
vanilla; mix. In a small microwave bowl melt chocolate
chips for 20 seconds, stir, microwave 15 seconds, stir
well. Add 1 C powdered sugar; mix. Drizzle in melted
chocolate, mix well. Add remaining powdered sugar; mix
until incorporated. Spread over cooled cookie sheet, evenly
sprinkle cranberries. Melt remaining chocolate chips as
directed above. Drizzle with a fork over cranberries. Let
chocolate cool and Serve!

Serves: 36

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