Cranberry Layer Bars

1 (16.5 oz.) roll refrigerated sugar cookies
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
2 tsp. grated orange peel
1 egg
1 c. chopped fresh cranberries
1 c. white vanilla baking chips
1 c. coarsely crushed pretzels

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 13×9 baking pan with cooking spray. Breakup cookie dough into pan. With floured fingers, press dough evenly into bottom of pan. Bake 18-20 mins. or until puffed and edges are golden brown. In a med. bowl, beat condensed milk, orange peel and egg with whisk until combined. Remove partially baked crust from oven. Spread milk mixture evenly over crust; sprinkle evenly with cranberries, chips and pretzels. Bake 25-30 mins. longer or until center is set. Cool 30 mins. Refrigerate 30 mins. or until chocolate is set.

Deborah Stanley