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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Blend 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.
2
Mix 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.
3
Bake 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