LOW CALORIE Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe {JUST 88 CALORIES}

Low Calorie Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe

This healthy cranberry bliss bars recipe is low calorie and low sugar! And you can have one of these Starbucks copycat cranberry bliss bars for just 88 calories!

Make these dried cranberry cookie bars recipe for holiday gatherings, or anytime you have a craving for the familiar flavors of winter.

Low Calorie Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe

This cream cheese cranberry bars Starbucks copycat recipe is easy to make and comes with helpful ways to cut calories from all your sweet treats!

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So skip the high calorie version (290 calories at Starbucks), and make this recipe for cranberry bliss bars at home (for just 88 calories). They will save you calories and money!

This healthy recipe for Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe is just 88 calories, and low sugar!

Low Calorie Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make cranberry Christmas cookie bars.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll even find a nutrition label and so much more in the sections below.

To make these cookie bars easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections. Read through them for helpful information, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

What You’ll Find in This Article:

  • Ingredients for Cranberry Bliss Bars “Copycat” Recipe (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe at Home
  • Low Calorie Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Cranberry Bliss Bars Starbucks “Copycat” Recipe

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin these recipes cranberries bars made healthy to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for this low calorie recipe for cookie bars…

Ingredients for Cranberry Bliss Bars “Copycat” Recipe

These cranberry bars can be made with low and zero calorie sugars (we only recommend the all-natural stuff) or with regular sugars and honey.

The calories and sugar will change if you use regular sugar and honey, but the bars will still be under 150 calories… and that’s a far cry for Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars at 290 calories each!

Low Calorie Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe

Shopping List for Cream Cheese Cranberry Bars Recipe:

Ingredients for Cranberry Bars:

Cream Cheese Frosting:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of white chocolate cranberry cookie bars you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for these cranberry bliss bars at starbucks can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make gluten free cranberry bliss bars…

How to Make Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe at Home

It’s very important that you let these cranberry bars cool before you add the cream cheese frosting.

If you don’t cool them first, you’ll melt your cream cheese and it will get thin and runny. So be sure you let the cookie bars cool completely before you frost them!

Low Calorie Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe

How to Make Cranberry Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting:

Cranberry Bars:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and spray a 9×13 baking pan with olive oil.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, and baking soda. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the butter with white and brown sugar.
  4. Add in the egg whites, applesauce, and vanilla and whisk until fluffy.
  5. Pour the contents of the medium bowl (the dry ingredients) into the large bowl (the wet ingredients) and mix until until just combined.
  6. Fold in the cranberries and the white chocolate chips, and pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, smoothing out to the edges.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes, then set aside to cool. (NOTE: You will want these cooled or the cream cheese frosting will melt!)

White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Melt the white chocolate chips in the microwave in 10 second increments, mixing in-between, until melted completely.
  2. Add the coconut oil to the melted white chocolate and mix together… This will stop it from hardening too fast.
  3. To a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, Greek Yogurt, honey substitute and vanilla.
  4. Add 1/2 of the cranberries and 1/2 of the melted white chocolate to the large bowl.
  5. Use a hand mixer or countertop mixer to whisk on medium speed for 2-4 minutes, until it’s smooth and fluffy.

How to Assemble the Cranberry Bliss Bars:

  1. Once the cranberry bars have cooled completely, smooth the frosting over the top.
  2. Sprinkle with cranberries and drizzle with remaining melted chocolate.
  3. Place in the fridge for 30-60 minutes to set.
  4. Cut into 15 squares (4 cuts vertically and 4 cuts horizontally) and then cut each square diagonally to make triangles.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next… a sharable recipe card for the best cookie bars ever!

Low Calorie Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe

This healthy recipe for Starbucks Cranberry Bliss bars are just 88 calories each!

You can make these low calorie cranberry bliss bars with the all-natural zero calorie sugars we recommend. Or with regular sugar… It won’t change the calories too drastically (more below in the nutrition section).

Low Calorie Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe

Healthy Recipe for Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars

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This Cranberry Bliss Bars recipe is just 88 calories (Starbucks is 290 calories!)
Try this healthy recipe for Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars anytime of year… You don't have wait until winter to get them any longer!
These low sugar cranberry bars make great gifts and desserts to bring to holiday events. No one will know they're low calorie, and this means you can have dessert without guilt!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Cooling Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 30 bars
Calories 88 kcal

Equipment

  • 9×13 Baking Dish

Ingredients
  

Cranberry Bars:

White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil or olive oil
  • 8 oz block of low fat cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • ¼ cup 0% Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup all natural zero calorie honey substitute (or honey)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries roughly chopped

Instructions
 

How to Make the Cranberry Bars:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and spray a 9×13 baking pan with olive oil.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, and baking soda. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the butter with white and brown sugar.
  • Add in the egg whites, applesauce, and vanilla and whisk until fluffy.
  • Pour the contents of the medium bowl (the dry ingredients) into the large bowl (the wet ingredients) and mix until until just combined.
  • Fold in the cranberries and the white chocolate chips, and pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, smoothing out to the edges.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, then set aside to cool. (NOTE: You will want these cooled or the cream cheese frosting will melt!)

How to Make White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • Melt the white chocolate chips in the microwave in 10 second increments, mixing in-between, until melted completely.
  • Add the coconut oil to the melted white chocolate and mix together… This will stop it form hardening too fast.
  • To a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, Greek Yogurt, honey substitute and vanilla.
  • Add 1/2 of the cranberries and 1/2 of the melted white chocolate to the large bowl.
  • Use a hand mixer or countertop mixer to whisk on medium speed for 2-4 minutes, until it’s smooth and fluffy.

How to Assemble the Cranberry Bliss Bars:

  • Once the cranberry bars have cooled completely, smooth the frosting over the top.
  • Sprinkle with cranberries and drizzle with remaining melted chocolate.
  • Place in the fridge for 30-60 minutes to set.
  • Cut into 15 squares (4 cuts vertically and 4 cuts horizontally) and then cut each square diagonally to make triangles.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1barCalories: 88kcalCarbohydrates: 10.8gProtein: 2.7gFat: 3.6gSaturated Fat: 2.2gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 82mgPotassium: 50mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 3.8gCalcium: 29mgIron: 0mg
Keyword cranberry, dessert, granola bars, starbucks
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Nutrition and Calories in Cranberry Bliss Bars Starbucks “Copycat” Recipe

Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars Calories are 290 calories! Buy our’s are just 88 calories and!

Even if you use real sugar and honey in the recipe, it will still come out to under 150 calories per bar!

Low Calorie Cranberry Bliss Bars Recipe

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