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Old Fashioned Spice Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dora Perry
Added: Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c water
1 c seedles raisins
1/2 c salad oil or shortening
1 c sugar
1 egg slightly beaten
1 3/4 c sifted flour
1/2 tbsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp allspice
1 tsp ground cloves
1/2 c chopped nuts

Lemon Icing:
1 1/2 Confectioners Sugar
Some butter
Lemon Juice
Lemon grated rind

Directions:
Directions:
Combine water and raisins. Bring to boiling and remove from heat. Stir in shortening or salad oil. Cool to lukewarm. Stir in sugar and egg.

Sift together 7 dry ingredients and beat into raisin mixture. Stir in nuts.

Icing: Combine confectioners sugar, butter, moisten with lemon juice and grated rind.

Pour into greased 13 X 9 inch pan. Bake at 325 or 350 oven depending on how accurate your oven is. Mine runs hot so I put it on 325. Bake for 35 minutes or until done.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From Melissa: My mom and Nana would sometimes do a rum icing using rum extract......

 

 

 

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