Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp finely grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chopped Ontario cranberries
  • Powdered sugar

 

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl beat margarine or butter with electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds.
  2. Add about 1/2 of the flour, the brown sugar, orange peel, half the orange juice, the egg, baking powder, and baking soda. Beat until hourly combined. Beat in remaining flour and orange juice.
  3. Stir in pecans and cranberries. Spread into an ungreased, 11 x 7 x 1.5 baking pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  5. Cool in the pan on a wire rack. Sift powdered sugar over the top. Cut into bars.

 

Serves

24