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Nebraska Raisin Bars

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Juanita
Recipe by  Juanita

“This is an OLD farm recipe from Nebraska. You can substitute your favorite nuts for the walnuts in this recipe.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 dozen

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10x15 inch baking pan.
  2. In a medium size mixing bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves.
  3. Combine raisins and water (or juice) in saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in shortening.
  4. When the mixture has cooled to lukewarm beat in egg and vanilla. Mix in sugar; stir to blend. Beat flour mixture into the shortening mixture. Stir in the walnuts. Pour into prepared baking pan.
  5. Bake for 12 minutes. When they have cooled cut them into bars; sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar.

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Reviews (4)

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MaryFrances
8

MaryFrances

These bars came out very tasty. The recipe was different but easy enough to follow. The only thing I'll do differently next time is use a smaller baking dish. I think bars will be even tastier.

jennifer
4

jennifer

Fabulous.

Buns
4

Buns

This was a hit. I used margarine instead of shortening. It was great.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (24 total)

  • Calories
  • 152 cal
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 6.2 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs
  • 23.1 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 81 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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