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Quick Raisin Bars

These bar cookies are yet another recipe passed down from my grandma.  Don’t grandmas make the best food.  These remind me of an oatmeal cookie or a spiced cake bar.  It makes plenty to share.  Luckily I live within a mile of my parents, in-laws, grandparents, and have some amazing neighbors so I am never without someone to share with.

Quick Raisin Bars:Quick Raisin Bars

  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

Boil raisins and water for 10 minutes, the liquid will reduce and that is fine.

While cooking combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in a bowl and set aside.

Add butter and sugar to the raisins and stir until mixed well.

Next add raisin mix into dry ingredients and stir until combined.

Grease a 10 x 15 inch jelly roll pan, and pour batter evenly in pan.

Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes, until slightly golden and toothpick comes out clean.

Immediately drizzle and brush with the following glaze and allow to cool.  Cut into squares and enjoy!

Quick Raisin BarsGlaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 TBS water

About feedingmrpicky

Nothing to do but take care of my family and cook.

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