This shortbread cake is perfect for this time of year. The flaky sugar cookie crust is scrumptious and the cranberry center is a nice compliment. It's pretty easy to put together. I used a spring-form pan and that worked great for me.
If you want to try it check out a Singleton in the Kitchen's great blog! Or look in Dorie Greenspan's cookbook Baking From My House To Yours page 208-209.