Raisin Bars Recipe

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Raisin Bars

Martha Benner

By
@Marti37

A family recipe that I got from my mother-in-law many years ago. All my friends have asked for this recipe over the years.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

50 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
soft oleo
1 & 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
3 & 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
baking soda
2 c
raisins

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cover 2 cups raisins with water and cook 20 to 30 minutes, drain well, reserve 1 cup of the juice.
2
Cream oleo, sugar, 2 eggs.
3
Mix flour, cinnamon and vanilla. Add this to creamed mixture alternately with raisins and juice (to which you add 1 teaspoon soda and mixed). Do this just as you are going to add to the mixture.
4
Spread on large cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until tooth pick in center is clean.
5
Cool for a few minutes (I usually cool for about 30 minutes) and spread a simple powdered sugar frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Desserts, Fruit Desserts
Hashtags: #raisin, #favorite, #family