Raisin-Walnut Bars

Carolyn Stewart

By
@craftygourmet

So Very Good !!

The filling is chewy, moist and delicious. Kind of reminds me of Pecan Pie, not the taste, but the texture.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
Makes 2 dozen
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
plus 2 tbls. all-purpose flour, divided
1/2 c
butter, sliced and softened
1 1/4 c
brown sugar, packed and divided
1/2 tsp
salt, divided
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
ground ginger or cinnamon
1 c
walnuts, coarsely chopped
3/4 c
sun-maid natural raisins

Step-By-Step

1Blend one cup flour, butter, 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture is evenly combined. Pat into bottom of a 13" x 9" baking pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden.

2Mix remaining brown sugar, eggs, remaining flour, vanilla, baking powder, ginger or cinnamon and remaining salt in a medium bowl. Stir in walnuts and raisins. Pour raisin mixture over hot crust.

3Bake an additional 20 to 25 minutes until top is golden and set. Cool completely and cut into bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy