Raisin Bars

Raisin Bars

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Martha Benner

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@Marti37

A family recipe that I got from my mother-in-law many years ago. All my friends have asked for this recipe over the years.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
50 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    soft oleo
  • 1 & 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 3 & 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
    raisins

How to Make Raisin Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Cover 2 cups raisins with water and cook 20 to 30 minutes, drain well, reserve 1 cup of the juice.
  2. Cream oleo, sugar, 2 eggs.
  3. Mix flour, cinnamon and vanilla. Add this to creamed mixture alternately with raisins and juice (to which you add 1 teaspoon soda and mixed). Do this just as you are going to add to the mixture.
  4. Spread on large cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until tooth pick in center is clean.
  5. Cool for a few minutes (I usually cool for about 30 minutes) and spread a simple powdered sugar frosting.

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