Favorite Coffee Squares

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Heidi Edwards

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@shygirlheidi

Another recipe from my grandma, My mom makes this A LOT. I really don't care for raisins but it really doesn't bother me in this recipe.

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Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Approx 24 Servings
Prep:
50 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    raisins
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 1/2 c
    flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • FROSTING

  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk, approx
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Favorite Coffee Squares

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook raisins in water until only 1 cup liquid remains. Add hot liquid to shortening. Set aside and let cool. Beat eggs and sugar together. Stir in Shortening mixture. Blend in dry ingredients. Fold in raisins. Spread in greased 10x15 cookie sheet with edges. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 min. Frost with powdered sugar frosting while still warm. Cut into squares.

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About Favorite Coffee Squares

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Recipe For: The Best Coffee Cake
Hashtags: #SQUARES #coffee



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