Oatmeal Cheesecake Cranberry Bars

2 C flour
1-1/4 C quick-cooking oatmeal
3/4 C packed brown sugar
1 C butter, softened
12 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 C granulated sugar
2 eggs
2 t lemon juice
1 t vanilla
1 16-oz can whole cranberry sauce
2 t cornstarch

In large mixing bowl stir together flour, oatmeal, and brown sugar. Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in butter til it resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1-1/2 C of crumbs and press remainder into a greased 13x9x2 baking pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, in the same bowl beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed til light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, lemon juice, and vanilla. Spread over crust in pan. Stir together cranberry sauce and cornstarch, spoon carefully over cream cheese layer. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Bake 40 minutes or until set. Cool on wire rack. Cover and chill at least 3 hours before cutting into bars.

Makes 36 bars at 161 calories each.