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Spicy Walnut Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Spicy Walnut Bars, by , is from Jeannette and Friends , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jeannette Williams
Added: Friday, June 27, 2008


2 c. packed light brown sugar
c margarine or shortening
2 eggs
2 c sifted flour
1 t. cinnamon
t. each: allspice, ginger, nutmeg
t. salt
1 t. baking powder
t. baking soda
1 c. buttermilk
1 c. golden raisens, plumped in hot water and drained.
1 c. chopped walnuts
Lemon frosting(if desired)

Cream sugar and margarine until smooth and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Sift flour with spices, salt, baking powder, and soda. Add flour mixture alternating with buttermilk to creamed mixture. Stir in raisins and nuts.
Spread in greased 15x10x1 pan.
Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.
Cool, frost if desired, and cut into bars.
Yield: 6 Dozen

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