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Raisin Bars

  • 2 cups flour

  • 1 cup butter

  • 3 tsp baking powder

  • cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • pinch of salt

Cream butter and sugar
Add eggs and beat well
Mix dry ingredients and mix in with creamed butter
Press 2/3 of the mixture on a greased 9X13" pan
Spread filling and dot the remaining 1/3 of the mixture over the top of the filling
Bake at 375F until golden brown (about 30 min)

Raisin filling

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 1 cup water

  • cup brown sugar

  • 2 tbsp flour

  • 1 tsp vanilla

Boil raisins in water for 10 minutes
Slowly stir in mixture of sugar and flour until thickened
Remove from heat
Add vanilla and cool

Josie Kwasnicia