Valley Fig Growers

California Fig Cranberry Bars with Caramel Drizzle

Makes 32 bars

Ingredients

1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

2 1/3 cups all purpose flour, divided

2 cups old fashioned oats

1/2 cup packed light brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup butter or margarine, melted

1 1/2 cups chopped Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid Figs

3/4 cup chopped, toasted walnuts

1 cup caramel ice cream topping

Directions

  1. In small bowl combine cranberries and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar; set aside. In medium bowl stir together 2 cups flour, oats, brown sugar, granulated sugar and baking soda. Stir in butter. Reserve 1 cup crumb mixture.
  2. Press remaining crumb mixture in bottom of 13- x 9-inch baking pan. Bake in 350°F oven for 15 minutes. Stir figs and walnuts into cranberries and sprinkle evenly over crust. Stir together caramel topping and remaining 1/3 cup flour; drizzle over fruits and nuts. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Bake for additional 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into 32 bars.

Nutrition Information

amount per serving

  • Calories 198
  • % Calories from Fat 36%
  • Fat 8
  • Cholesterol 15
  • Protein 3
  • Carbohydrates 30
  • Fiber 2
  • Iron1
  • Sodium98
  • Calcium25
  • Potassium91