Old Fashioned Spice Squares

Old Fashioned Spice Squares Recipe

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beverly correia


I sent for this cookbook many years ago.It was on the radio on a cook show. I have made this a few times.This is one of my husbands favorites.


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15 Min
25 Min


  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    seedless raisins
  • 1/2 c
    salad oil
  • 1 c
  • 1
    egg,lightly beaten
  • 1 3/4 c
    sifted flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground alspice
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts

How to Make Old Fashioned Spice Squares


  1. Combine water and raisins.Bring to boil,remove from heat and stir in salad oil. Cool to lukewarm.
  2. Add sugar and egg.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together and beat into raisin mixture.Add nuts.
  4. Pour into greased 13x9 pan and bake in 375 oven for 25 minutes.
  5. When cool,cut into squares.Frost with butter frosting.

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About Old Fashioned Spice Squares

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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