• grace scheidler

white chocolate cranberry orange shortbread bars

vegan, grain-free, and packed with all the best holiday flavors! these shortbread bars are inspired by the flavors in the starbucks cranberry bliss bars if you're familiar with those.

ingredients:

shortbread

1/2 c. coconut flour

1/2 c. almond flour

1/4 tsp. salt

1 tsp. vanilla

1/2 tsp. almond extract

1/2 tsp. orange zest

1/3 c. melted coconut oil

2 tbsp. white chocolate chips

2 tbsp. dried cranberries, chopped


frosting

4 oz. vegan cream cheese (i used @kitehill original)

1/2 c. powdered sugar

1/4 tsp. Salt

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp. lemon juice

1 tsp. orange zest

1/2 tsp. almond extract

melted white chocolate, chopped cranberries, and orange zest (for topping)

process:

preheat oven to 350. line an 8x8” pan with parchment paper. in a medium bowl, combine shortbread ingredients. the mixture will be crumbly. press into pan with the back of a measuring cup until smooth. bake for 10-12 minutes until edges are golden. allow to cool completely before frosting.


to make the frosting, combine all ingredients with a hand mixer until smooth. spread over cooled bars. sprinkle on additional chopped cranberries and orange zest and drizzle with white chocolate. cut into triangles and store in the fridge!