During the holidays, cranberries do their dinner duty alongside turkey as a tart, wobbly sauce, but these cranberry shortbread bars will take center stage at the dessert table. First, bake a buttery shortbread crust, then top it with a sweet-tart mixture of orange zest and cranberries. Sprinkle almond streusel over the cranberry mixture and bake until bubbly and golden brown.
For the streusel:
For the filling: