Raisin Spice Bars

Raisin Spice Bars Recipe

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Amy Cook Provstgaard

By
@amypro83

My Great Aunt gave this recipe to my grandma many many years ago. I made it all the time as a kid, and still remains one of my favorite bar recipes.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

1 c
raisins
2 c
water
1/2 c
shortening/butter/margarine
1 c
sugar
2 c
flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1
beaten egg
1 tsp
ground cloves
1 tsp
allspice
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
baking soda

How to Make Raisin Spice Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Boil 1 cup raisins and 2 cups water for 3 minutes. Drain juice and save.
  • 2Cream 1/2 cup butter with 1 cup sugar. Add 2 cups flour and 1/4 tsp. salt and mix well.
  • 3In a separate bowl, mix beaten egg, cloves, allspice, cinnamon, and baking soda. Add to the flour mixture along with 1 cup of the raisin juice and mix well. Stir in raisins after that is mixed.
  • 4Spread dough to corners of greased 9x13 cake pan or a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until done.
  • 5Frost while hot with a powdered sugar frosting or cream cheese frosting. Enjoy!

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About Raisin Spice Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies