~ Awesome Spice Raisin Bars ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I've always loved these delicious, moist bars...this recipe comes from my great grandmother, as far as gram could remember. They are great with just a sprinkling of confectioners' sugar, but can ice if you prefer. I like to be able to taste the flavors, so I don't usually add a glaze.


Enjoy!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
depends how bid you cut them 18 - 20
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
each - raisins & water
1/2 c
oil
1 c
sugar
1
slightly beaten egg
1 3/4 c
flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
each - ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground allspice
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 c
chopped nuts

Step-By-Step

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1In a medium saucepan, bring raisins and water to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in oil. Cool just to lukewarm.

Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish or pan.

Stir in sugar and egg.

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2In a medium bowl, sift together flour, spices, soda and salt. Beat the raisin mixture into the flour mixture and stir in nuts.

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3Pour and spread evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 20 minutes.

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4When cool you can glaze or sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom