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Old Fashioned Raisin Bars

Old fashioned Raisin Bars - Let these moist, flavorful bites take you back in time!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Brownies / Bars, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bars, old fashioned, raisin
Servings: 36
Calories: 110kcal
Author: Don't Sweat The Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. allspice
  • 1/2 tsp. cloves
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

Frosting:

  • 2 Tbsp. butter melted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • enough milk for spreading consistency desired

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine raisins and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat, add butter; cool to lukewarm.
  • Whisk the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and salt together in a medium-size bowl.
  • Pour the raisin mixture in large mixing bowl; add sugar, egg and dry ingredients.
  • With an electric mixer, beat until thoroughly blended.
  • Pour into greased and floured sheet pan (15½x10½x1-inch) and bake about 25 minutes.
  • Cool.
  • To frost:
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the butter, vanilla, confectioners' sugar and 1 tablespoon at a time of milk to the desired consistency.

Notes

**The yield amount will depend on how you slice them.

Nutrition

Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 108IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg