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Cranberry Oatmeal Wedges

Are you in need of a last minute dessert that will be sure to impress your guests? The ingredients for this include things you probably already have on hand!

cranberry sour cream tartCranberry Oatmeal Wedges

Ingredients

Crust:
1 cup of flour
1 cup of oats
1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
6 tablespoons of butter, melted
3 tablespoons of milk
Cooking spray

Filling:
1 1/3 cups of dried cranberries (about 6 ounces)
3/4 cup of drinkable plain yogurt or sour cream
1/2 cup of granulated sugar
2 tablespoons of flour
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 large egg, lightly beaten

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 325F.

2. CRUST: Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, salt, baking soda and cinnamon in a medium bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Drizzle butter and milk over flour mixture, stirring until moistened (mixture will be crumbly). Reserve 1/2 cup of the oat mixture. Press remaining oat mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan coated with cooking spray.

3. FILLING: Combine cranberries, sour cream, granulated sugar, flour, vanilla and egg in a medium bowl, stirring well. Spread cranberry mixture over prepared crust; sprinkle reserved oat mixture evenly over filling.

4. Bake at 325F for 40 minutes or until edges are golden. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into wedges.

Yield: Serves 8
Source: Adapted from Cooking Light

Originally posted on Canela & Comino on Nov 20, 2008.

Discussion

15 Responses to “Cranberry Oatmeal Wedges”

  1. these look delicious I love oatmeal

    Posted by Snooky doodle | November 20, 2008, 2:31 pm
  2. Gretchen . . . really this is the way life should be!Yes, please I’d love coffee with it!

    Posted by MyKitchenInHalfCups | November 20, 2008, 3:46 pm
  3. Each time I come to your blog I want to stop (after I finish reading, of course!) what I’m doing and go make whatever you posted about. This sounds really delicious!

    Posted by Christina | November 20, 2008, 3:48 pm
  4. Oh, wow! Those look delicious! We’ve been craving something sweet lately, so I may try these tonight!

    Posted by Cheryl | November 20, 2008, 4:06 pm
  5. This is great – I’d love to have this on my plate!-DTWwww.everydaycookin.blogspot.com

    Posted by Darius T. Williams | November 20, 2008, 7:22 pm
  6. Oh, I don’t think I could read cooking magazines at the gym, I’d probably jump off the treadmill to run home and start baking! These wedges look great, your friend is quite lucky!

    Posted by Liz | November 21, 2008, 1:51 am
  7. you comment about reading cooking mags while at the gym made me laugh. at times, i’ll watch the food network while i’m running on the treadmill, and ask myself…what the hell am i thinking?!!! :)

    Posted by Linda | November 21, 2008, 1:36 pm
  8. Oatmeal is one of my favorites and adding cranberries to the formula makes it even better. You are a good friend and I so get the warm out of the oven thing, nothing is better!

    Posted by Kim | November 22, 2008, 6:04 am
  9. Yummm! I love things with cranberry and oatmeal. I’ll have to try this one.

    Posted by Melissa | November 22, 2008, 12:43 pm
  10. What a great find and in the most unlikely of locations. You did say the recipe was light so no worries.

    Posted by giz | November 23, 2008, 9:49 am
  11. I’ve often thought of taking my cooking magazines to the gym with me – but I wonder what others would think of me!! I guess I shouldn’t really care! This sounds delicious.

    Posted by Deborah | November 24, 2008, 4:12 pm
  12. This looks fabulous! I love something that’s quick, easy, and delicious. And Cooking Light in the gym merely augments your workout, giving you incentive to burn off calories!

    Posted by Cookie baker Lynn | November 24, 2008, 6:12 pm
  13. Good looking outmeal wedges! So easy to make. Thanks for sharing!

    Posted by farida | November 24, 2008, 11:23 pm
  14. I love that you feel a proper welcome is accompanied by something fresh coming out of the oven! I want an invite to your house. THese look perfect and easy and they contain sour cream, so I’m in!

    Posted by Erinn | November 25, 2008, 9:51 am
  15. Hi! I’ve been reading your blog for a bit now, and made essentially this recipe this morning, which I posted about on my baby blog. Thank you, thank you for the inspiration! It was great and gone before I knew it.

    Posted by Jen | December 4, 2008, 10:25 pm

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