Mother's Sour Cream Bars

Karon Reichert Recipe

By Karon Reichert grammys101

I believe that my mother received this recipe from my great aunt who is in her mid 90's. I get wonderful comments on these bars every time I make them.

Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
About 16 bars
Prep Time:
Cook Time:


2 c
1 c
brown sugar
1 c
butter, room temperature
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1 3/4 c
quick oatmeal
1 tsp
1 3/4 c
egg yolks, well beaten
1 1/2 c
sour cream
1 c
2 1/2 tsp
1 tsp
vanilla extract
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Directions Step-By-Step

Soak raisins in some hot water until soft. Then drain water off of raisins and cool. Set aside. Cream butter and sugar well. Add the oatmeal, soda, and flour. Mix well and pat 1/2 of mixture in a 9"x13" pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 7 minutes.
In a large saucepan, cook the egg yolks, sour cream, sugar and cornstarch. Cook until thick, stirring constantly. Add raisins and vanilla.
Pour cooked mixture over the crust and sprinkle remaining crumbs over top of mixture. Bake for 30 more minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Collection: Mom Made It Best