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These Copycat Cranberry Bliss Bars Are Healthier and So Good

December 8, 2023

Cranberry Bliss Bars are a beloved treat at Starbucks, especially during this time of year. These delicious bars are packed with the flavors of cranberries, white chocolate, and spices, making them the perfect holiday indulgence. But did you know that you can easily make a healthier version of these bars right in the comfort of your own home? With a few simple substitutions, you can enjoy all the goodness of the original recipe with our healthier copycat twist.

These bars are a wonderful treat to enjoy during the holiday season without feeling guilty. The whole wheat flour and almond flour provide a boost of fiber and nutrients, while the coconut sugar adds natural sweetness. By using unsweetened applesauce instead of additional oil, you can reduce the overall fat content.

So, the next time you’re craving those famous Cranberry Bliss Bars from Starbucks, bake this delicious healthier version right at home! 

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  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a square baking dish and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, almond flour, coconut flour, coconut sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the melted coconut oil, unsweetened applesauce, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until well combined. Fold in the dried cranberries, white chocolate chips, and chopped walnuts.
  5. Transfer the batter to the greased baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes, or until the bars are golden brown and set in the middle.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool completely before cutting into bars.
  8. Optional: Drizzle melted white chocolate on top for extra indulgence.

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