Cranberry Cheese Bars
Contributed by Diane S.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Makes 24-36 bars

2 cups unsifted flour
1 1/2 cups oats
3/4 cup +1 tbsp. firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (14-ounce) can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
  (NOT evaporated milk)
1/4 cup ReaLemon Lemon Juice from Concentrate
1 (16-ounce) can whole cranberry sauce
2 tbsp. cornstarch

1.  Preheat oven to 350.  With mixer, beat flour, oats,
3/4 cups sugar, butter until crumbly.  Set aside 1 1/2
cups mixture, press remaining mixture on bottom of
greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 15 minutes or until
lightly browned.

2.  With mixer, beat cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in
Eagle Brand until smooth, stir in ReaLemon. Spread over baked
crust.  Combine cranberry sauce, cornstarch and remaining 1
tablespoon sugar.  Spoon over cheese layer.  Top with reserved
crumb mixture.

3.  Bake 45 minutes or until golden.  Cool and cut into bars.
Refrigerate leftovers.

Tip:  Cut into large squares.  Serve warm, top with ice cream.
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