~ Awesome Spice Raisin Bars ~

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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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

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

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make ~ Awesome Spice Raisin Bars ~

Step-by-Step

  1. In 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.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, spices, soda and salt. Beat the raisin mixture into the flour mixture and stir in nuts.
  3. Pour and spread evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. When cool you can glaze or sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.

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About ~ Awesome Spice Raisin Bars ~

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




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